Clinical Lead Psychiatrist – NSW

  • Company:
    Careers Connection
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

  • Opportunity for clinical leadership and direct patient care
  • Community-based role
  • Monday – Friday, no on call or overtime

The Role

An experienced Consultant Psychiatrist is required in the Greater Sydney region to fill the position of Clinical Lead Psychiatrist/Consultant Psychiatrist. This psychiatry role will see you providing clinical leadership for a specialist multidisciplinary team which is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health care to women and their families during the perinatal period, through until the child reaches four years of age. In addition to clinical leadership responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to engage in direct patient care which will see you providing community-based mental health services and working as a collaborative member of the multidisciplinary team. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to take on a leadership role, contribute towards service improvement and take part in direct patient care.

  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist in Psychiatry
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent
  • Specialist training and experience in perinatal and infant mental health

The Service

This position is part of a dedicated mental health service aiming to provide comprehensive psychiatric care during the perinatal period though until the child reaches four years of age. Patients are referred by their GP via a Mental Health Treatment Plan. The service is available to all people throughout the community and includes Telehealth (video and telephone) services.

The Location

This position is based in the Greater Sydney region of NSW, offering easy access to Sydney CBD and iconic harbour areas. The is a large, vibrant multicultural town boasting excellent schools, an abundance of recreational and sporting activities, delicious cuisines, an awesome water park and a well-developed transport system. This is a location which has something for everyone.

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Jonathan Richards at [email protected] or contact Jonathan directly on 02 6674 5955 / 0422 408 729 for further information and a position description.