Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry , Acute Psychiatry

Consultant/Specialist - New South Wales, Australia

Ref: 376Wednesday 3 May 2023

SYDNEY, enjoy the lifestyle, beaches, national parks, waterways, private schools, universities

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  • Sydney metropolitan opportunity.
  • Package of up to $430k.
  • Rewarding lifestyle with rich schooling options. 


This is a rare opportunity for a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist to live and work in the incredible Australian city of Sydney, a world class city with first class schools, infrastructure, amenities, lifestyle options and partner/spouse work opportunities. 



Your new mental health service in Australia. 

This service comprises a 190 bed facility made up of 9 separate units, 8 of which are medium to long stay. 1 unit is a 14 bed high dependency unit which is very important in relation to patients of the service with its key aim of caring and treating patients and returning them to the community as soon as possible. 



Your new job in Sydney, Australia.

As Consultant Psychiatrist your job scope will naturally include ongoing patient assessment, diagnosis and management. Working with the registrar and your MDT you will formulate appropriate treatment plans to ensure patients are treated with empathy, compassion and sensitivity. Other responsibilities will include the teaching, training and supervision of junior medical staff, initiating and participating in quality improvement activities as well as other clinical governance initiatives. 



What you'll need to do to be a success.

FRANZCP or a specialist international medical graduate trained in NZ, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, South Africa, with a minimum of 2.5years specialist experience at time of reading, with a 6 month formal post in C&A psychiatry during training. Along with these requirements, applicants trained in Sri Lanka are welcome if they have completed 2 years international placement in either Australia or NZ. Further requirements include experience promoting rehabilitation and recovery with strong interest in acute psychiatry, 1st class communication and negotiation skills, demonstrated ability to lead MDTs and a driver's licence. 



Your rewards and benefits.

You will get the chance to work in a first-class mental health service in one of the world’s most exciting and desirable cities to live in. You will have access to research opportunities with a number of Sydney universities and - long-term - tap into Sydney’s lucrative private practice model. A salary package of up to $420k will be awarded - dependent on years of specialist experience. This package includes Australia’s highest professional development allowance of $37k per annum.  

Further, if you are a SIMG we provide free help and guidance through the recruitment, college assessment, medical registration and visa processes. 



What next?

If you're interested in this exciting opportunity, register or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to or call/message  +447414531583 for a confidential, friendly and non-obligatory chat.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you know someone who would be interested, contact me for info and you can pass on to your friend. 

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