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Consultant Psychiatrist - Forensic

Join an enthusiastic and dynamic team, and live just 15 minutes from the CBD, on the beaches or amongst vineyards.

  • Diverse role with lots to offer
  • Attractive Salary and Package according to experience
  • Beautiful location that has lots to offer
The Opportunity
This Mental Health Service is looking to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic person to the position of Consultant Psychiatrist. In this role you will be responsible for administering psychiatric assessments and treatments. You will also be responsible for the physical welfare of patients and remandees under direct care. In addition to providing medical and psychiatric care, you will provide consultation liaison psychiatry services to prisoners as required.
 
The Hospital
This Area Health Service is the largest health service in Western Australia. With over 10,000 staff, they deliver a comprehensive range of community, mental health and specialist hospital services to a population of more than 870,000 north of the Swan River.
 
This Mental Health Service assesses and cares for people who come from the courts and prisons. The service is comprised of a maximum-secured inpatient psychiatric hospital, a community program and a prison outreach service. In this role you will be responsible for psychiatric assessment, treatment, physical welfare and medical and psychiatric care for every patient, prisoner and remandee allocated to his/her care.
 
The Location
The service is just over 15 minutes’ drive from Perth CBD. With its close proximity to the Perth city centre, you will find yourself working among a fabulous range of attractions, parks and museums as well as shopping centres, theatres, world class restaurants and bars. Award winning small boutique wineries are just a short drive away in the Swan Valley, or head down the coast to the world famous Vineyards in the Margaret River Region.
 
There is a large range of both private and public schooling options from preschool, primary and secondary school within the local city. Tertiary education is also readily available within the local area and surrounding suburbs.
 
This suburban area can offer you stunning housing whether you are looking to buy or rent and in a safe and secure environment. This, together with the Perth’s iconic beaches only a 10 minute drive away, will leave you wondering why you haven’t made a move to the area before.
 
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
 
Contact Siobhan today to find out more about this role and many others available.
 

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