Take the next step in your career in the most breathtaking part of Australia.

Nepean Blue Mountains Region
08 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Psychiatry Staff Specialist
Career Level
Consultant, Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


With a booming economy, efficient healthcare system, variety of lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work for an innovative health service, this role really is worth a closer look.

With positions based across a variety of subspecialities including Consultant Liaison, General Adult Inpatient, Community Services, Old Age and Child and Adolescent, you’ll take the next step in your career with this evolving and expanding Mental Health Service.

Key benefits

  • Attractive salary package
  • Relocation package
  • Private practice opportunities
  • A chance to break into the competitive Sydney market

The hospital is a 650-bed teaching hospital and the Emergency Department treats over 54,000 patients annually. It covers a population of approximately 350,000 people. The Mental Health centre has a 32 bed Acute Inpatient Psychiatric unit, a 12 bed High Dependency unit and a 12 bed Older Persons Mental Health unit. There is also a 6 bed Psychiatric Emergency Care centre.

As a staff specialist you will be required to participate at a senior level in the development, implementation and review of policy, procedures and clinical practice standards. You will also thrive on providing clinical education in mental health, actively participate in research, and initiate the development and implementation of evidence informed policies and procedures.

Located in a picturesque and family friendly region less than an hour from the Sydney CBD, this location offers it all. You will have a number of private and public school options and be spoilt for choice with regards to accommodation. From amazing bush walks, dramatic scenery and beautiful galleries and gardens, you will never be stuck for something to do!

Essential criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you will be a strong team player, enjoy working collaboratively and thrive on being involved in leadership and improving practice.

You will hold Fellowship with the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry and have specialist general registration with AHPRA. Alternatively you must hold FRANZCP equivalent, have experience from a comparable country and be eligible for registration.

With more and more British doctors moving their career to Australia, now really is the perfect time for you to consider the move.

Don’t put it off any longer. Take the next step in your career and set yourself up for life with NSW Health in a location that offers a fantastic lifestyle, great educational opportunities and affordable real estate.

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Alternatively email Siobhan O’Toole sotoole@wave.com.au to arrange a suitable time for a confidential telephone discussion.