Consultant in Adult Psychiatry - Various

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 554Monday 25 March 2024

Up to AUD477k + oncall etc.



 Spinner Medical Recruitment acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia and the Torres Strait. We acknowledge them as the first inhabitants of Australia and the traditional custodians of the lands. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present.


Package of up to $477k plus on-call (depending on Years 1 - 9 as a consultant psychiatrist following completion of specialist training).





  • Following the announcement that a private clinic would cease operating, the WA State Government has stepped in to bring the state of the art facility into the public system.
  • The State Government has signed a lease to take on the former private mental health hospital building.
  • The new initial planned service will operate the state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility, with services to commence at the clinic in April. 
  • These planned services will include two floors dedicated to a women's mental health facility, with a focus on eating disorder services, and mixed-gender Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) and addiction withdrawal services. It's expected that a number of the clinic's existing outpatient psychiatric services will continue to be provided, including models of care tailored to veterans and first responders.
  • As well as 75-beds, the clinic features a mental health wellness and recovery centre to provide outpatient therapies and specialist consulting suites.
  • Therefore, they are now recruiting an additional 3 Consultants in Adult Psychiatry. 



They need a 


  • Consultant Psychiatrist with interests in psychotherapy to work across inpatient and outpatient.
  • Consultant Psychiatrist with interests in Rehabilitation psychiatry. 
  • Consultant Psychiatrist - Inpatient and Community. 


Job scope



  • Provide clinical leadership and specialist adult inpatient mental health care services.
  • Reporting to the Medical Director Mental Health Services you will participate in and lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • You will undertake supervision, education and training of junior medical staff. 
  • Make the most of health information systems and review clinical documentation to improve care.
  • Communicate and collaborate with all relevant stakeholders to meet patient needs. 
  • Participate in clinical governance activities. 






  • FRANZCP or equivalent gained in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada or South Africa.
  • Experience in rehab, psychotherapy, inpatient or community psychiatry. 
  • Experience in clinical governance initiatives. 
  • Willingness to participate in internal teaching, education and research activities.
  • Willingness to participate in on-call roster. 

Contact us for a friendly discussion for information about this job, questions about your psychiatry training equivalence, Australian wage agreements or about living in Australia generally.

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