Specialist Psychiatrist - Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Services

Amazing Psychiatry opportunity set against a tropical background

  • Less than a 2 hour flight to Brisbane
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Enviable lifestyle in a tropical location
The Opportunity
This is an for a staff specialist (Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Services) to work in tropical Queensland, where you will be required to provide high quality psychiatry services to benefit the patients of the Mental Health Service. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team setting, managing and providing leadership for the Mental Health Team.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate extensive skills in facilitating effective mental health care across the continuum of inpatient and community settings and within a multidisciplinary environment.
 
This is a great opportunity to experience a different side to Australia and make a real difference to a community in need of quality health services.
 
The Health Service 
You will work for a health service that provides a range of mental health services to meet the mental health needs of people living in North Queensland. The health service offers a supportive environment for employees in a progressive workplace.
 
The Location 
This coastal city, located less than a two-hour flight from Brisbane, combines the beauty of the tropics with the excitement and convenience of a major city. The city is probably most renowned as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and this brings tourists and diving enthusiast from around the world. With its marvellous climate and beautiful countryside landscapes, it retains its country town charm and laid-back lifestyle despite the size, copious amenities and abundance of activities the city has to offer.

Ideally located on the Great Barrier Reef, here you can take advantage of the gorgeous weather and go diving, snorkelling, swimming or boating amid the rich clusters of coral and warm, azure waters of the ocean. Fishing is also an extremely popular past-time for locals and visitors alike, so why not visit one of the many seasonal fishing haunts in the area and see if you can catch yourself a Coral Trout, a Red Throat Emperor or a Bommie Cod. With 1,200 and 2,000 species of fish, not to mention all the dolphins, sea turtles, dugongs and whales, who all make the Great Barrier Reef their home; you are sure to catch sight of one of these spectacular sea creatures whilst on one of your ocean adventures!

For days spent on dry land, you have just as much to explore due to the diverse mix of outback and rainforest areas, and entertainment facilities. Hiking, walking, camping, cannoning and even jack-or-jill-a-rooing options are available for the adventurous at heart. The city itself has been designed to make the most of its breathtaking scenery, with a long tropical beach and garden strip designed to entice visitors and locals to explore the outdoors and many annual events are held in this area. You can explore the tropical mall, entertainment centre and casino, or treat yourself to a night out at the theatre or one of 15 cinemas in the city. There are also 3 golf courses, a maritime museum, RAAF and military museums and a wildlife sanctuary to keep you thoroughly entertained.

With its spectacular natural beauty and excellent amenities and facilities, the city is also an extremely attractive area to raise a family, owing to its healthy real estate market and vast array of excellent schooling options, so you can be sure that you and your family can enjoy a truly comfortable lifestyle.
 
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
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.
 
Contact Siobhan today to find out more about this role and many others available.