Head of Service – Consultant Psychiatrist / Consultant – Psychiatrist

  • Company:
    Department of Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

Vacancy Reference No. 922122

This is a pool recruitment for Head of Service – Consultant Psychiatrist and Consultant – Psychiatrist.

If you would like to be considered for Head of Service please indicate this in the application and provide evidence for leadership and management experience in your application.

We offer Fixed Term Full Time and/or, Part time ranging in length up to 5 years to suit department requirements with the possibility of extension(s).WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

In addition, we are committed to growing our Aboriginal workforce as part of WA Health Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/12/2022.

Position Profile: The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and enthusiastic persons to the position of Head of Service – Consultant Psychiatrist or Consultant – Psychiatrist.

Head of Service – Consultant Psychiatrist

The position works in partnership with the Service Manager to provide clinical leadership for all staff within a designated Service. The role is responsible for clinical direction of designated service and oversees the clinical management of all referred clients whilst delivering specialist mental health services.

Consultant – Psychiatrist

The position delivers specialist mental health services. The role also works collaboratively with the Head of Service in overseeing the clinical management of all referred clients and provides clinical leadership.

The  Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS)  treats children from around Western Australia, and is committed to programs that promote lifelong health in children and adolescents. CAHS is made up of Neonatology, Community Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Perth Children’s Hospital.