Addiction Medicine Specialist Senior Specialist Clinician

Darwin (Suburb), Northern Territory (AU)
248,784 - $275,026
30 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Top End Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service

Fixed vacancy for 2 years

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Top End Health Service

Addiction Medicine Specialist
Senior Specialist Clinician
Remuneration Package Range $248,784 - $275,026
(comprising salary $217,355 - $240,435, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $463,900 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; private practice, second roster and professional development allowance and salary sacrifice provisions

Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service – Darwin
Fixed term vacancy for 2 years available

Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, is looking for a Senior Specialist Clinician to fill the position of Addiction Medicine Specialist 
This position will provide clinical leadership to Top End Health Service (TEHS) on Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Service practice, clinical governance, service development, and AOD related advice, training, support to medical and other health practitioners in hospital, community and primary health care working in the regional areas serviced by TEHS. See website for more details

The successful applicant will have current or be eligible for specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency, with not less than the equivalent of six years full-time service in medical practice as a Staff Specialist, and either a Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine or holder of a Certificate in Addiction Psychiatry through The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, or international qualification equivalent to the above.

For further information on the above position please contact Dr Christine Watson on 08 8922 8399 or 

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please click the apply button or contact us on 1300 659 247.

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Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
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Quote vacancy number: 72181132            
Closing date: 27/09/2018

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