SYDNEY Consultant Psychiatrist - Acute Adult Psychiatry

Consultant/Specialist - New South Wales, Australia

Ref: 427Friday 18 August 2023

Up to $420k depending on years of experience as a specialist

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  • World class city - Sydney.
  • Package up to $420k - depending on years of experience.
  • Conjoint university appointments available as well as exciting research opportunities.



This is a rare opportunity to work in Sydney Australia. 



Community highlights

  • World class city.
  • Unrivalled choice of communities to live in.
  • Wide and deep range of private and government schooling.
  • Universities. 
  • Beaches, waterway, national parks. 
  • Huge job opportunities for non-medical partners. 
  • Rich long term opportunities in private practice. 


Opportunity highlights

482 visa - with support for PR available. 
Major mental health service. 
Primarily based at major hospital.
Secondary and tertiary level consultants and management of patients with complex mental health issues including with comorbidities. 
Service has a full suite of treatment programs and areas of research.
Support provision of care to Aboriginal Australians.
Participate in the planning and service development.
Teaching and training opportunities.
Join a well established senior team. 
You will be supported by high quality supervision and training. 
$37,000 pa professional development allowance. 
Opportunity for a conjoint university appointment. 




NSW medical agreement highlights


  • Package up to $420k which includes
  • $37k professional development allowance. 
  • Salary packaging scheme.
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program. 
  • Tax free employer paid pension contributions. 
  • Relocation assistance etc. 

Selection criteria


  • FRANZCP or equivalent training completed in NZ, UK, Ireland, South Africa, USA, Canada.
  • Applicants trained in Sri Lanka will be considered if they have completed their international placement in Australia or NZ. 
  • If trained in these countries outside of Australia you will have completed a 6 month C&A post in your training OR have at least 10 yrs consultant experience with track record in administration, research, management etc. 
  • Past experience in Acute Adult Mental Health is essential.
  • Broad clinical knowledge of adult inpatient and Community psychiatry. 
  • Sound knowledge of principles of Recovery based clinical practice and integrated Mental Health Care.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience and involvement in quality assurance activities and evidence-based best practice.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision
  • Familiarity with research concepts and commitment to support basic, applied or clinical research within the mental health service. 



What to do now

For a friendly, informative discussion about Australia, Sydney, mental health services, RANZCP process and eligibilty please contact Alasdair Spinner the leading psychiatry recruiter for SIMGs seeking to work in Australia.

+447414531583 - call or Whatsapp 



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