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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child & Adolescent

Enjoy the benefits of being based in the city and less then an hours drive to some of Queensland's most beautiful beaches.

  • Work in the Heart of Brisbane
  • Large and well-supported health service, with a great culture
  • Affordable and beautiful living and the states top schools
The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a move to the beautifully diverse south east of
You will join The Child and Youth Academic Clinical Unit as a Community Child and Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist. The primary purpose of the position is to provide high quality psychiatric services, demonstrate clinical leadership to the Child and Youth Academic Clinical Unit, and to contribute to the overall development and quality of services.
This role provides direct psychiatric clinical services to patients of the Academic Clinical Units within the mental health service and supervision to medical officers and RANCZP trainees.
The Hospital
This service provides public health care to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle destinations. With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, the service oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services. They deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of their 6000 employees, you will see why!
The hospital provides high quality treatment for patients while also offering world class facilities for health research and teaching. It is the largest clinical and research facility in Australia and for health students, the training environment is second to none.
The service has state-of-the-art facilities and provides clinical services in medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, mental health, paediatrics, emergency medicine with aeroretrieval, intensive care, palliative care, anaesthetics, allied health, ambulatory and outpatient. New services include radiotherapy, neuroscience and cardiac surgery. The hospital has 20 operating theatres and the emergency department is four times larger than the previous emergency department, and is supported by a new medical assessment unit.
The Location
You will be living in Australia’s fastest growing city that currently has a population of 1.7 million people. As the population continues to explode so does the vibrant tapestry of lively entertainment and its thriving cultural landscape which includes world-class art galleries, museums, theatres, outdoor markets, convention facilities, festivals and an array of nightclubs, bars and fine restaurants.
The “river city” is located in the south-eastern corner of Queensland and lies in the heart of one of the most diverse and popular holiday regions in Australia. The city is young and vibrant and has a cosmopolitan, yet casual way of life. The many parks and reserves on the bank of the river make for a beautiful walk and an easy way to explore the city.
It is only a short drive (approx. 45 minutes to the Gold Coast and 1 hour to the Sunshine Coast) to Southern Queensland’s most beautiful beaches, theme parks and the Hinterlands. There is something for everyone to explore.
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/CCST) 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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