Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist – Darwin, Australia

Head Medical
Darwin (LGA), Northern Territory (AU)
Very competitive – contact Al for more information.
11 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Darwin, Australia.

  • Package up to AU$440,000 depending on experience
  • <3hrs direct flight to Bali, 4> direct flight to Singapore
  • Enjoy amazing work/life balance – walk, cycle to work
  • Multi-cultural city
  • Private school fees subsidised
  • NO outreach work

Live and work in a very convenient, sophisticated, modern, cosmopolitan city and enjoy a first class salary package.

Rewards and benefits.

  • Includes generous professional development allowance and leave
  • Genuine work/life balance
  • Great support from junior medical staff and registrars, etc
  • Arguably the most multi-cultural city on the planet
  • Tropical, perpetually green, pal tree covered city
  • Live within 15 minutes radius of the CBD, beaches, schools, markets and shopping precincts – walk or cycle to work!
  • Get back to basics and enjoy a sense of community, hospitality and the laid back attitude.
  • From your base in Darwin, explore the amazing wetlands, waterfalls, red desert and mountain ranges.
  • Take advantage of UK comparable private schools but with subsidised fees – AU$8000 p.a. in Darwin (compared to AU$35,000 in Melbourne)

Psychiatry and Health Service.

  • TEMHS delivers psychiatric care to the 'Top End' of the Northern Territory
  • Service is accredited by RANZCP
  • 5 bed CAMHS inpatient unit
  • Service popular with trainees as able to complete entire basic and advanced training
  • Minimal oncall requirements

Job scope

  • Clinical functions
  • Quality and safety
  • Leadership and management
  • Team work
  • Education and research

Selection criteria

  • If not FRANZCP, you will have completed specialist training in either UK, NZ, Ireland, USA or Canada
  • Minimum of 3 years Consultant/Specialist experience
  • Multidisciplinary team experience
  • High levels of communication and collaborative work practises
  • Good and proven ability to interact with people of diverse cultures
  • Interest in developing experience in Indigenous Australian mental health care
  • Demonstrated ability in developing a service via quality improvement initiatives

To find out more, or to apply, contact Al Spinner on +44 (0)131 240 5276 or email