Consultant Psychiatrist

Make a real difference to this health service located just 90 minutes from Melbourne, and enjoy the country Victoria lifestyle.

  • Join a leading health provider
  • Only 90 minutes’ from Melbourne
  • Brand new state of the art hospital
The Opportunity
This position will be suited to an experienced General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist, who will be working in the Psychiatric Services division. This Health Service is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture.
 
This position requires the Consultant Psychiatrist to provide assessment and treatment to patients of the Adult Psychiatric Services and clinical leadership working within a multidisciplinary framework. 
 
The organisation’s vision is "Healthy communities and world class health care". The service has recently undertaken a $630m Hospital Redevelopment Project which makes it one of the largest regional hospitals in Australia. The new world class hospital opened in January 2017 and includes 80 psychiatric inpatient beds.
 
The Hospital
This leading healthcare provider has over 650 beds and treats over 37,000 in-patients, attends to 45,000 emergency cases and delivers approximately 1200 babies each year. It is a healthcare provider which combines outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. The mental health service itself provides care to a range of clients, including patients, families and carers, across all ages from birth to 65 years plus.
 
The Location
Located in Victoria’s third largest urban centre with a population of over 100,000 this opportunity offers a change of pace and scenery. With wide streets lined by opulent buildings, crafted during the gold rush, this city offers a wonderful relaxed lifestyle. You can dine at the award-winning restaurants and cafés, browse the shopping precincts for fashion houses and collectables and enjoy the local wine and produce from nearby farms and vineyards. The education facilities are excellent and include outstanding private and public schools as well as higher education options. What is more, this is all located just 90 minutes’ drive from Melbourne!
 
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.