Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - with new Queensland Health $20k incentive

Consultant/Specialist - Queensland, Australia

Ref: 534Thursday 8 February 2024

Up to $554k pa + oncalls , including new Queensland Health incentive



Opportunity highlights:

  • Up to AU$534k plus oncall allowances (depending on years of consultant level experience).

  • Coastal subtropical location with excellent amenities inc. very good private schooling. 

  • State of the art hospital and mental health service facilities. 





Remuneration highlights:


  • Up to $554k package plus on-call and other allowances (depending on years at consultant level).

  • $554k includes: up to 25k per annum car allowance paid w. salary.

  • $21k per annum professional development allowance paid w. salary.

  • NEW 20k QLD Health incentive (1st year only).

  • Allowance for treating patients with private health insurance. 

  • Retention allowance. 

  • Annual leave loading allowance.

  • Employer paid superannuation 12% x base salary and qualifying allowances into pension, tax free. 

  • Tax minimisation schemes. 

  • Medical insurances paid. 

  • Relocation allowance.





Leave benefits:

  • Long service leave bonus.

  • 3.6weeks professional development leave.

  • 13 public holidays. 





Community highlights

  • Modern city on Australia’s eastern coastline.

  • Ideal location for families, couples or singles. 

  • Everything perfect for healthy outdoor living inc. beaches, parks, cricket ovals, fresh food, produce etc.

  • Excellent airport connectivity w. rAustralia.





Job highlights


  • 6 hospitals, 2 Multi-Purpose Health Services and 3 community health centres that employ more than 2700 staff.

  • 24 bed acute mental health inpatient.

  • 6 bed Step-Up Step-Down Unit.

  • Guide MDT towards recovery focused care.

  • Friendly, collegiate group including a large cohort of overseas trained psychiatrists. 

  • RANZCP accredited for supervised training. 





Selection criteria

  • High level clinical knowledge and proficiency in child and adolescent psychiatry in a range of settings.

  • FRANZCP or 

  • If you are an overseas trained psychiatrist you will have completed your training in either Ireland, UK, NZ, Canada or USA, South Africa, Sri Lanka (with placement in Australia) and have a minimum of 2.5yrs FTE consultant level experience at time of reading and have completed a formal 6 months post in child and adolescent psychiatry in your higher or core training. 

  • Experience and leadership in MDTs,

  • Clinical practice and service delivery to encourage early intervention and prevention. 

  • Willingness to teach undergrad, postgrad, DiTs etc. 





For more information please contact leading psychiatry recruiter Alasdair Spinner at or call/message 44 7414 531 583 at the recruitment agency Spinner Medical Recruitment.


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