Director of Mental Health - Sydney

This is a rare opportunity to work in a new hospital, leading the Mental Health team

  • Brand new state of the art facility
  • Key leadership role
  • Stunning location
The Opportunity:
This brand new state of the art hospital is opening towards the end of 2018. Due to this exciting and unique opportunity, they are seeking an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join their Mental Health Service as a Clinical Director. To be successful in the role, you must have strong leadership skills and experience, where you have provided clinical advice and direction across a health service. While working with multiple stakeholders, you will focus on the total patient experience, while managing and developing the new service.

The Hospital:
You will be working in a brand new privately own hospital, that will see both public and private patients. The hospital will be a 488 bed hospital covering most medical specialties. The Mental Health Unit has 4 units that make up the inpatient Mental Health Service, a 20 bed private acute mental health ward, a 20 bed public acute mental health ward, a 15 bed ward for the care of older people (65 years & over) and a 6 bed Short Stay unit. Each unit has outdoor courtyard spaces.

The Location: 
Located in Northern Sydney, one of Australia's most beautiful and liveable cities, this location offers an attractive lifestyle for family members of all ages. This is a highly sort after location to live and work in. You’ll be an easy drive/bus journey from some of Sydney’s best beaches, bush walks, adventure sports and top restaurants. 

Why Wavelength:
Wavelength is an industry recognised, award-winning medical recruitment agency. We have spent the last 19 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.