Consultant in Adult Psychiatry - metropolitan Perth

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 302Thursday 27 October 2022

Enjoy benefits and rewards Perth has to offer. Great schools. Beaches. 5hrs to Singapore, 3hrs to Bali. Population 2m.

Find out why Perth is arguably the number 1 destination in Australia!


This mental health service is one of the largest in metropolitan Perth. It covers a wide and diverse area. The Royal Perth Hospital has a tertiary level ED and a substantial mental health consultation liaison service. A new Emergency Centre was commissioned in 2019 and a new mental health inpatient unit will open this year. The service has 3 community services across this region of Perth providing care to adult and old age populations. 


Community highlights

*Perth is a modern, multicultural city of 2m people.

*Modern housing options. 

*High standard of living. 

*Distinguished schools.

*5 leading universities. 

*Lovely climate - low 10 degrees in winter to dry heat of 28 in Summer.

*Closer to the rest of the world than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane.  

*Newly built infrastructure including subways and road networks.

*Major cricket, rugby, swimming sporting venues. 

*3hr flight to Bali, 5hrs to Singapore, direct to London, Dubai, Doha. 



Opportunity highlights

*Package up to $461k plus additional allowances. 

*Includes $28k annual professional development allowance. 

*Major metropolitan health service with tertiary level hospital. 

*3 community services.

*Comprehensive liaison psychiatry service. 

*Lead the multidisciplinary team.

*Provide education and supervision to DiT and other stakeholders. 

*Participate in research. 



Rewards & benefits

*Guaranteed indexed wage rises each year.

*Long term lucrative private practice opportunities. 

*New and modern mental health care service facilities.

*Ongoing healthcare investment in mental health services.

*Great lifestyle for singles, couples and families alike.

*Rich choice in independent schooling. 

*Enjoy Australia but remain close to SE Asia, South Asia etc. 



Selection criteria

*FRANZCP or training completed in the UK or Ireland, USA, NZ, Canada, South Africa, Sri Lanka. If trained in Sri Lanka you must have completed your international placement in Australia or New Zealand. 

*Experience in a broad range of adult psychiatry settings. 

*If a SIMG, to satisfy RANZCP requirements, you will have completed 6months in child & adolescent psychiatry during your training and have at least 2.5yrs FTE of consultant experience at time of reading. 

*Demonstrated interest in teaching and supervision of DiT.

*A commitment to clinical governance.

*First class communication skills. 


Both Ellen and I provide full, free and expert guidance through the RANZCP, AHPRA and visa stages. We take the pain out of the process for you. 

For more information about living in Perth, the schools there, the culture and society or more information about the job and service please register on this site or email or call/message +44 7414531583.


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