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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child & Adolescent

Join a large mental health service with great scope for your career, whilst living in beautiful country NSW.

  • Join an experienced team
  • Affordable housing in a friendly and genuine community
  • Diverse and large service
The Opportunity
 
In the Child, Adolescent and Youth Mental Health Services, you will clinically lead staff providing patient care and foster standards of clinical excellence in the development and delivery of services in the Local Health District.
 
You will supervise clinical care provided by mental health clinicians, psychiatry registrars, and other junior medical officers as appropriate, and will participate in teaching of medical students and other trainees as required.
 
You will also provide direct clinical care, and this may encompass patients from the community and/or hospital units. Clinical care may include but is not limited to, patient consultation, review of referrals to guide disposition decisions, periodic case review, discharge review, second opinions, and oversight of clinical decision making.
 
The Hospital
The Local Health District has acute, sub-acute, rehabilitation and state wide mental health units: Comprising of Community Mental Health Clinics and a 10 bed Child and Adolescent Acute Psychiatric Unit.
 
The Child and Adolescent Community Mental Health Service provides specialist assessment, intervention and treatment for children, young people and their families/carers who have or are at risk of developing mental health illness or disorders.
 
The core business of the Child and Adolescent Team is to provide a comprehensive mental health service to children and young people up to the age of 17/18 years with moderate to severe mental health problems and their families/carers.
 
The Location
The road between the cities of Western NSW, winds through some of the most peaceful and picturesque places on the western slopes. There is a well-established and expanding high-quality preschool, public and private education network with primary schools, high schools and a University campus in each city.
 
The locals are relaxed, friendly and welcoming and the city boasts an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, popular eateries and boutique wineries and a wealth of local attractions to explore. Here the great Australian dream of a family home and a big backyard is still affordable.
 
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
 
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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