Clinical Director Mental Health Service

Consultant/Specialist - Victoria, Australia

Ref: 319Friday 18 November 2022

Leadership and clinical role, manage 8.0 FTE, up to $510k + some add ons

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Clinical Director, Mental Health Services.


This regional health service is a leading healthcare provider in Victoria. It provides a range of acute services including psychiatry in and out patient care. It is affiliated with 2 leading universities for undergrad and postgrad medical education.


Opportunity highlights


  • Great work-life balance.
  • Salary package up to $510k plus additional add ons.
  • The Clinical Director not only leads the unit in clinical care of the patients but is instrumental in the training of doctors in training and students.


Your goal as Clinical Director will include:


  • Developing and fostering patient centred care philosophy.
  • Managing clinical operations in a safe and effective manner.
  • Providing clinical oversight to Consultant Psychiatrists, Registrars, mental health managers, DiTs, nurses etc.
  • Facilitate multidisciplinary  approach to care.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Leadership and management.
  • Medical workforce management and strategy.
  • Education & training.
  • Continuous quality improvement.


0.4 -0.5 FTE non-clinical time is an indicative requirement for the role.


Community highlights


This inviting community is a perfect place to call home and unwind. Surrounded by beautiful landscapes, rich agricultural land, friendly individuals and access to ample amenities, you’ll have all you need and more.


  • Average high temps of 25degrees , average low of 10degrees.
  • Population 35k.
  • Low density residential profile.
  • Median house price of $350k.
  • Airport.


Selection criteria


  • FRANZCP or equivalent gained in UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, NZ or South Africa.
  • Significant experience within a public healthcare mental health service/hospital.
  • Experience in quality improvement projects.
  • Management experience.


For more information please contact leading psychiatry recruiter Alasdair Spinner on +44 7414 531 583 or email


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