Child and Youth Psychiatrist

Consultant/Specialist - Victoria, Australia

Ref: 443Friday 1 September 2023

Up to 470k plus add-on, housing costs half of Melbourne & Sydney

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This health service is a highly respected respected public health care provider. They have a strong commitment to providing first class care to a catchment population of approx. 80,000 people in Victoria, Australia. The Royal Commission into Mental Health in Victoria has resulted in increased funding for services throughout the state. This service is growing and needs an additional child and adolescent psychiatrist.


A remuneration package of up to $410k plus some add-ons will be rewarded (depending on experience). The post is open to both FRANZCP and SIMG.

Opportunity Highlights


  • Up to $410k etc.
  • Money goes further with living costs half of Melbourne and Sydney, for example. 
  • Join an established service with experienced specialists and a great multidisciplinary team. 
  • Fantastic support - 1: 1 consultant: registrar support. 
  • Treat diverse range of presentations.
  • Manageable workload. 
  • 100% employer support in backing your professional development. 
  • Comprehensive benefits available including package up to $410k, free accommodation provided for 1st 6 months, relocation assistance etc. 

Community Information

A welcoming community in regional Australia, this charming town is all about quality of life.   


  • Extremely low cost of living + beautiful housing options.
  • Amazing quality of life.
  • Government and private school options. 
  • Sensational climate with endless opportunities to explore the natural environment—enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking, fishing.
  • Thriving town with famous restaurants, boutique shops, events and activities throughout the year
  • Just 1hr flight to Melbourne. 


Selection criteria


  • FRANZCP or completion of specialist training program in a comparable country (of training). 
  • If the latter, you will have completed a 6month formal post in child and adolescent psychiatry.
  • At time of reading , at least 2.5yrs work experience at consultant/specialist level. 
  • A personable and inclusive working style. 
  • Commitment to professional development and teaching.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills. 



Please contact Alasdair Spinner, specialist psychiatry recruiter, if you would like more information or apply via this website.

m: +44 7414 531 583



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