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Consultant Psychiatrist

A rare opportunity to join one of Sydney's largest teaching hospitals and less than an hour from Sydney's best beaches.

  • Located in metro Sydney
  • A major tertiary hospital
  • Opportunity for a possible conjoint university appointment
The Opportunity
You will bring your sound clinical knowledge in integrated area mental health service provision and experience in adult psychiatry in inpatient and community settings.
You will be working with a skilled and experienced multidisciplinary team across the integrated services.
Successful applicants could be offered a conjoint university appointment within the Faculty of Medicine at the relevant University attached to each facility.
The Hospital
The Hospital is a large public mental health inpatient facility which provides treatment for patients of any age, with a community care and recovery focus. Assessments are available at community centres or after hours at the hospitals.
The Local Health District is a clinical stream which operates across the District. There is a comprehensive range of treatment programs. Areas of active research include neurosciences and psychotherapy.
Within the service, there are three specialist admissions units, one forensic inpatient unit, one specialist high dependency unit and six non-acute rehabilitation units. Currently there are approximately 261 inpatient beds within the service.  
The Location
Sydney, one of Australia's most beautiful and liveable cities, offers an attractive lifestyle for family members of all ages. The hospital is a 40 minute drive from Sydney Harbour and lower North Shore and is only minutes further to Sydney's eastern beaches.
This north-west Sydney suburb has experienced urban growth transforming it in to a hub of suburban living, with multiple excellent schools to choose from and College’s and University’s at your fingertips.
Why Wavelength
Wavelength is an industry recognised, award-winning medical recruitment agency. We have spent the last 18 years finding jobs for healthcare professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand. Use the relationships we have fostered with our extensive network of hospitals to ensure your CV gets premium exposure, and you get access to the best jobs possible.
Wavelength takes the hassle out of looking for a new job. Whether you are looking to further your career, need a new challenge or are interested in a change of scenery, we have the knowledge and resources to help. We understand your needs and make the whole process easy.
Our range of specialist career consultants also includes a dedicated team of migration agents, who will be happy to assist with all aspects of your registration and visa processes if required.
Essential Criteria
Australia/NZMust hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA
UK/IrelandMust hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more
USAMust hold Certificate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.
CanadaMust hold Fellowship in Psychiatry or Certificate in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.
Other qualifications can of course be assessed on a case-by-case basis. For those unable to work at Consultant level, there are multiple opportunities to take advantage of at Senior Medical Officer and Registrar level.
Contact Siobhan today to find out more about this role and many others available.

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