Make the most of this fantastic Sydney location
- Close proximity to beaches, bushland and Sydney CBD
- Join a service focused on continuous improvement
- Research and quality improvement opportunities
As a Staff Specialist, you will provide clinical management and treatment of adult mental health patients at the Community Health Centre. You will provide your expertise and supervision to Registrars, other health care professionals and work closely with Adult Mental Health Managers and the multidisciplinary team to ensure the highest quality of clinical services. It will be important for you to foster relationships with all other units in the Mental Health Service in order to provide the best care for adult mental health patients. You will also play a role in research, evaluation and quality improvement activities.
This Community Mental Health Service provides a comprehensive range of community mental health services, assertive outreach service and mental health liaison service in the adult setting, across Sydney’s northern regions. The service is staffed by multidisciplinary health professionals including social workers, registered nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, psychiatric registrars and psychiatrists. Services are provided at the Community Health Centre or at the individuals' home if required, as well as within the local hospital.
You will be working in a beautiful area with a range of Sydney’s beaches within a 10-minute drive while being just 30-minutes north of the harbour bridge. Locally, you will have everything you need within easy reach - the local Mall for all shopping needs, frequent transport into the city and surrounding suburbs with buses every 5-10 minutes, and absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to the beaches. You will have the option to base yourself in the city, beachside or closer to the nearby bushlands. Within the local region you will find a variety of popular cafes, bars and restaurants, you can stroll through the weekend markets, enjoy the fresh sea-air with morning coastal walks or take on a bushwalking trail to truly immerse yourself in nature. There is also a variety of events on offer year-round, from health and wellness workshops to distillery tours and music events.
Must hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA.