Program Medical Director Continuing Care Services.

Consultant/Specialist - Victoria, Australia

Ref: 385Monday 22 May 2023

1st Class senior leadership remuneration. Geelong, Victoria's 2nd largest city.

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  • Victoria’s second largest city, 1 hr drive from Melbourne’s CBD.
  • First-class remuneration package commensurate with senior managerial post.  
  • Key leadership role - shape strategy, clinical governance, policy etc. 

Job goals include

  • Provide first class leadership in the delivery of high quality Psychiatric Services.
  • Shape strategy, meet clinical governance goals, direct HS & risk, manage & develop workforce.
  • Undertake special projects, provide leadership cover, participate in on-call roster.



Community highlights

  • This large community has a packed calendar of events celebrating everything from sport, music, film and theatre to food, wine and community activities. 
  • First class independent schools.
  • World famous sporting facilities. 
  • Major road, rail links to Melbourne’s central business district. 
  • Gorgeous waterfronts.
  • More bang for your buck in terms of property than Melbourne. 



Opportunity highlights

  • Lead and thrive in a well resourced work environment now materially benefiting from massive investment following the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Services.
  • Fantastic leadership opportunity.
  • Encourage and support a motivated and talented group of consultant psychiatrists, advanced trainees, registrars and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Enjoy a new, world-class acute mental health facility and an executive group committed to investment.


Selection criteria includes but is not limited to the following:

You will 

  • hold FRANZCP or have equivalent overseas qualifications, trained in either Ireland, UK, NZ, South Africa, Canada, USA or if trained in Sri Lanka you will have worked 2 years in either Australia or NZ.
  • Have held senior leadership posts in mental health services in the past. 
  • Be a first-class communicator.
  • Be a proven motivator and leader of clinical teams.
  • Have high level negotiation management and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Experience of working with financial budgets.
  • Solid knowledge of quality management practices. 
  • Understand the political and socio-economic factors which can impact on mental health services.



Interested? Apply on this page or contact Alasdair Spinner on or call/message 44 7414 531 583.

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