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Benefit from various allowances including a private practice allowance paying an additional 50% of base

  • Provide your expertise across 5 clinics and enjoy a varied role
  • Up to 12 month contract available
  • Full-time or minimum 0.6FTE arrangements considered

The Position

As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will be working in the General Adult Community setting, or potentially the Inpatient setting as well. You will be working within the hospital and 5 Community facilities where you will normally spend the full day at one Clinic at a time rather than travelling across the facilities throughout your day. You will receive Registrar support in both settings, with 1 Registrar per 2 Consultants as well as JHO, SHO and Intern support within the hospital. You will benefit from professional development and car allowances, as well as a retraction and retention payment and private practice allowance paying an additional 50% of base salary. On offer is a contract of up to 12 months, for a full-time or 0.6FTE minimum arrangement, with an immediate start available.

The Service

This broader health service employs more than 13,000 staff who provide specialist health care to a population of more than 1 million people. The hospital you will be based at is the major health centre for one of the fastest growing regions in Queensland. Some of the most common mental health conditions managed by the hospital include depression, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder, bipolar disorder and personality disorder.

The Location

You will be working in a growing city, with the opportunity to base yourself locally or closer to Brisbane or the Gold Coast – both within an hours’ drive. This region boasts plenty of experiences and events such as frequent farmers markets. You will enjoy a range of dining experiences with unique tastes thanks to the influence of the area's diverse community, representing more than 200 ethnicities and a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit. You will also be spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor activities, with plenty of pristine natural areas locally, and a variety of stunning beaches within easy access in this sunny region.

Essential Criteria

You will hold Specialist registration with AHPRA and Fellowship with RANZCP.

Make a difference to the mental health of this growing region across a variety of locations – Get in touch today to find out more.