Outstanding opportunity to become Clinical Director in a large Mental Health Service in NSW

Australia (AU)
23 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
Career Level
Consultant, Director
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


As the Clinical Director for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Mental Health Service (ISLHD), you will work in partnership with the Director Mental Health Service, and the Mental Health Service Executive Team to strategically lead the delivery of Mental Health Services across the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

The ISLHD is an exciting and dynamic place to work. The Service provides a range of specialised Mental Health services across the age range including child and adolescent, adult and older people, in both inpatient and community settings.  This diverse work environment provides a wide range of challenges, rewards and opportunities for innovation in an environment where research and innovation are actively supported and encouraged.

Key highlights

  • Influence the strategic direction of Mental Health services across the ISLHD
  • Use your expertise to lead, inspire and motivate their team
  • FREE Regulatory & Migration consultation with our on-site team to help manage your registration & VISA paperwork
  • Enjoy all the benefits of regional coastal living with world-class schools and universities at your doorstep and only one hour from Sydney
  • Attractive salary package of AUD$300 - $350K
  • Relocation assistance

“The Mental Health Service has recently seen significant growth and change with the implementation of new, contemporary models of care in both community and inpatient service that provide for increased and more effective dialogue and engagement with consumers and carers to achieve the best outcomes possible.

I am proud to work in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District – Mental Health Services as the staff are passionate and dedicated to providing a first class Mental Health Service. Additionally, the Illawarra Shoalhaven District with its beautiful sandy beaches, escarpment and scenic bush trails is just an hour south of Sydney and a wonderful place to live and raise a family” Julie Carter, Director Mental Health | ISLHD Mental Health

Keys to success

If you have exceptional leadership skills, strong governance skills, a track record in strategically developing Mental Health Services, evidence of sound clinical skills and you want the opportunity to further your career in Australia in one of the most beautiful and regions in NSW, you’ll want to take a closer look at this appointment.

While your responsibilities will be predominantly spent in Medical Administrative services, you will have the option to provide clinical services from time to time. For International Medical Graduates applying for the position, you will be able to work 0.3FTE in a clinical position to meet the RANZCP requirements.

Essential criteria

You must hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and have been practising as a Consultant for 3 years or more and be eligible for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

This is not just another job. This position will see you become a highly regarded and influential figure within the region.  But that’s not all. This opportunity will set you and your family up for life. With a range of housing and property types to choose from, first class schooling and universities, shopping precincts, sporting facilities, the most magnificent coastlines and more, you really will have it all!

“The lifestyle our part of the world offers is second to none, and when psychiatry gets a bit stressful the beach is a marvellous cure!” Dr Matthew Macfarlane, Staff Specialist - Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service

Register your interest and receive your FREE comprehensive brochure outlining the significant professional and lifestyle benefits, this exciting opportunity has to offer.