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Psychiatry Registrar - Training & Non-Training roles

Relocate to the heart of Australia and gain experience in indigenous healthcare.

  • Stunning outback location
  • Experience and support Supervisors
  • Attractive Salary Package including professional development allowance
The Opportunity
This is a RANZCP training role within the inpatient or crisis team. Doctors not on the training program can also apply.
The team comprises of 4 to 5 registrars supporting 5 psychiatrists, who are also supported by a clinical psychologist and two rotating RMOs.
The Hospital
This 183-bed hospital is the specialist referral centre for Central Australia providing services across an area of 1 million square kilometres, equivalent to the size of NSW. The hospital provides general specialty services in most areas including day procedure, emergency, intensive care and high dependency, maternity, medical, outpatients, paediatric, surgical and mental health services.
The nearest referral hospitals are some 1,500 kilometres distant. Because of the relative isolation the hospital services must be able to handle most medical situations. The hospital has a very busy Emergency Department with 35,000 presentations per year.
The Location
You will be based in the second largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Averaging 576 meters above sea level, the town is nearly equidistant from Adelaide and Darwin, close to the geographic centre of Australia. The city is located in an area of great scenic beauty with rugged ranges and spectacular gorges in a desert landscape.
The town offers air-conditioned shopping centres, a wide range of restaurants, cafes and a cinema complex. There are numerous sporting, recreational and cultural activities to suit both families and single people. There is a range of educational facilities and housing costs are equivalent to metro Australia. The town has plenty to offer; its combination of lifestyle, strong economy and well-connected, friendly multicultural community make it a fantastic place to live.
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.

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