Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Consultant/Specialist - Victoria, Australia

Ref: 337Friday 30 December 2022

Live and work in glorious Melbourne, new C& A unit, world class facilities, top package


  • Live and work in glorious, cosmopolitan Melbourne.
  • Provide child & adolescent psychiatric care in a community mental health team.
  • Remuneration up to AUD$410kpa plus additional entitlements and benefits. 



Your new job


  • This major hospital provides tertiary and quaternary care paeds and adolescent health care for the most medically complex patients in Victoria. 
  • New leadership role - great job scope to provide clinical leadership and governance to unit clinicians.
  • Provide assessment and clinical intervention to infants and children, their carers and families, both face to face and via telehealth.
  • Work in tandem with the Unit Team Coordinator and with first class mdt. 
  • Collaborate effectively with community consultant psychiatrists and hospital based infant psychiatrists and associated staff, service leaders to ensure first-class inter-disciplinary clinical care.
  • Supervise clinical staff, including trainees and contribute to the clinical governance of the new unit and form strong partnerships with paediatricians.



Community highlights


  • Melbourne is a world-class city. 
  • International and domestic travel hub.
  • Rich choice of independent schools - secular or faith based. 
  • First class universities. 
  • Art galleries, theatres, major cultural institutions.
  • Melbourne - home to the MCG, Aussie rules etc. 
  • Medical, financial, IT, retail, property, entertainment etc. job opportunities for partner/spouse. 
  • Sensational housing options. 
  • Famous for its European style cafes and restaurants. 
  • Many churches, mosques and other places of worship, with diverse multicultural community demographics. 



What you'll need to succeed.


  • FRANZCP or equivalent subspecialty qualifications and/or experience in child and adolescent psychiatry. 
  • Excellent teamwork, collaborative and communication capabilities.
  • Knowledge of contemporary models of care. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, providing leadership, encouragement and inspiration. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, and research.
  • Ability to provide supervision to clinical staff and participate in internal education programs.
  • Excellent clinical skills and a commitment to professional development
  • Willingness and ability to undertake continuous quality improvement projects.
  • A commitment to ethical medical practice. 
  • Willingness to be on an on-call roster. 
  • Covid vaccinated.




What you'll get in return


  • World class facilities. 
  • Diverse and inclusive workforce. 
  • Remuneration up to $410k.
  • 76hr fortnight.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Employer support towards permanent residency. 
  • Exceptional annual  professional development allowance of $29k per year. 
  • Lucrative shift allowances. 
  • Annual leave, professional development leave etc. 
  • Full relocation package. 



If you secure a job through Spinner Medical Recruitment you will also enjoy the following benefits:


  • Free, friendly and expert guidance through any or all of RANZCP, AHPRA and visa processes. 
  • Up to date Australian knowledge. 
  • Help with location research, property, schooling etc. 
  • Regular contact with us throughout the process of prep, submission.



What you need to do now

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