Specialist Forensic Psychiatrist

Hobart, TAS, Australia

Enjoy a lifestyle change and experience everything Tasmania has to offer.

  • Excellent opportunity for a self-motivated Psychiatrist to provide clinical leadership.
  • Attractive salary package inclusive of phone, on call and car allowances.
  • Join a supportive and passionate team making a difference in the community.

The Position

Wavelength International are seeking for Forensic Psychiatrists for two unique opportunities in Tasmania. There is an opportunity for a Community Forensic Psychiatrist to work state-wide across three major locations in Tasmania. An additional opportunity exists for an inpatient based Forensic Psychiatrist in Hobart. Both positions require collaboration with other psychiatrists and mental health services to provide a wide range of psychiatric services to people within the justice system who suffer from a range of mental illnesses.

The Hospital

Working as a part of the State-wide Mental Health service in the specialty stream of Correctional and Forensic Mental Health Services you will be working in an environment which requires all staff to be alert to any matter concerning the security and safety of patients and staff. The specialist secure mental health facility is located in Hobart, the 35-bed centre includes high dependency, extended care and semi-independent and living.

The Location

Known for its laidback culture and relaxed attitude, living in Hobart makes a great, friendly place to call home. It also homes Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), which houses the unique artwork of local artists, highlighting Hobart’s unique residents and culture.

Apart from being stunningly picturesque with natural beauty, Hobart is also highly affordable, with the average cost of property costing less than half that of Sydney. It is also known for the high calibre of vocational education opportunities, which tend to have smaller class numbers, allowing for a more comprehensive learning experience.

Essential Criteria

Australia/NZ: Must hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA

UK/Ireland: Must hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT/CCST) and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.

USA: Must hold Certificate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.

If you are interested in a change and would like to find out more contact Angie for a confidential discussion

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