Clinical Director Psychiatry

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 531Thursday 8 February 2024

Up to $603k + manager allowance + housing.

  • Package of between $503k - $603k PLUS Head of Department Allowance. 
  • Senior role - clinical governance, service development & delivery, strategy and policy etc. 
  • Throw yourself into an adventure of a lifetime! 






Remuneration highlights include:


  • Package of $503k - 603k + Head of Department Allowance 
  • Included is a $31k annual professional development allowance.
  • Employer paid tax free pension contributions.
  • Additional leave allowances and benefits. 
  • Long service leave. 


Our client is working towards these goals:


  • Providing first class care to patients.
  • Addressing disadvantage and inequity.
  • Building healthy and thriving communities.
  • Enabling staff.
  • Leading innovation and tech. 
  • Collaboration.
  • Delivering value and sustainability.


They are public health service which manages the Pilbara region in Western Australia. The Pilbara covers 510k sq km with most of its population based in Port Hedland where this senior position is based. A busy domestic airport has regular flights to Perth. 



Service highlights

  • Community based service with three community teams.
  • 2 Adult/Youth community teams covering the region.
  • CAMHS community service with one main Clinic, two smaller clinics and outreach.
  • Provides outreach service with other towns & communities.
  • Has a Consultation Liaison service to regional emergency departments and wards. 
  • The multidisciplinary team is experienced, motivated and diverse. 





Community highlights

  • A location offering unlimited potential for adventure and exploration.
  • Great amenities - numerous sporting facilities, ovals, 2 x 50m aquatic centres, concert halls, basketball courts, cafes, restaurants, art galleries.
  • Airport - 8 flights to Perth a day.
  • Enjoy marine life - dolphins, turtles and whales. 
  • Unlimited water sports. 
  • Arguably the best 4x4 adventures in Australia - camping, exploration etc. 





Job scope


  • Clinical - ensure comprehensive psychiatric service is delivered throughout the region.
  • Leadership - join the executive team and lead your own medical staff. 
  • Clinical governance, risk management etc.




Essential selection criteria


  • FRANZCP or equivalent gained in either NZ, Ireland, UK, USA, Canada or South Africa.
  • Experience or understanding of rural healthcare issues. 
  • Well-developed strategic management, administrative and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide under and post-grad teaching and supervision. 
  • Experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating clinical governance systems.
  • Desirable selection criteria
  • Post grad quals in health service management.
  • Experience in the provision of mental health services to indigenous people and/or working in rural 
  • or remote environments. 
  • Experience in CAMHS.



Contact Alasdair Spinner on or message +44 7414531583 to make an appointment!


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