Consultant in adult psychiatry.

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 468Monday 23 October 2023

Package up to $477k plus oncall and other entitlements.

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This exciting job presents an enviable lifestyle opportunity in the beautiful port city of Albany, Western Australia. Albany has sensational  beaches to the east, south and west and one close to the centre of town. The climate is mediterranean and in the summer you'll enjoy cooling afternoon and evening southerly breezes.


The consultant psychiatry post will reward you with a leading remuneration package, properly reflecting and respecting your training and experience. 


You will provide first class psychiatric care in inpatient, outpatient and community settings whilst teaching, supervising & mentoring psychiatry trainees, registrars etc.  You will be a collaborative leader within a talented and motivated multi-disciplinary team. You'll develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in primary care, NGOs, community groups etc. as well as consulting with colleagues in other medical specialties. 


Opportunity highlights


  • Up to $477k pa remuneration package plus oncall.

  • Supportive and collegiate team of psychiatrists, registrars, other medical specialties.

  • High quality of life and a low cost of living in a coastal community.

  • Participate in quality improvement projects, strategy or policy formulation, service initiatives, research based on your interests.


Community highlights


  •  Great climate.

  • Beaches and national parks to explore & enjoy.

  • Private primary and secondary schools. 

  • Great domestic airport connections. 

  • Exceptional natural environment - watch humpback whales from your patio. 

  • Great recreational amenities - sporting, culinary and cultural. 


Essential requirements


  • You will hold FRANZCP or have completed specialist training in Ireland, UK, NZ, USA, South Africa or Canada. Applicants who have completed training in Sri Lanka and who have 2 yrs work experience in Australia or New Zealand during their training are encouraged to apply. 

  • If trained outside of Australia, ideally you will have a minimum of 2.5yrs work experience as a consultant/specialist at time of reading and have completed a formal post in child and adolescent psychiatry during your training. 

  • Substantial clinical experience in general adult psychiatry.


Applicants with some experience in community based services will be highly regarded. 


Did you know the Western Australian award for senior medical practitioners pays your professional development allowance with your salary? It currently stands at $30k each year. 


To find out more about this opportunity, how the remuneration is structured and the location please get in touch with psychiatry recruiter Alasdair Spinner at Spinner Medical Recruitment. Email or call/message +44 7414 531 583.

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