Outstanding opportunities for Consultant Psychiatrists in a large Mental Health Service in NSW

Australia (AU)
Receive a competitive salary package and relocation assistance
29 Apr 2019
26 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Northern NSW Local Health District Mental Health Service is seeking Psychiatrists who are leaders and advocates for mental health. The service embraces change and with opportunities in Older Adult, General Adult Inpatient and General Adult Community, you can use your expertise to help shape the future of this health service.

The Mental Health Service is on a journey to become a regional centre of excellence in Mental Health Care. With a strong emphasis on trauma informed care as well as a patient focused service, the vision for the future is to develop a responsive service, which reduces Emergency Department admissions and enables the patient to have their needs met as close to home as possible.

If you are a passionate and progressive Psychiatrist, and you want to take control of your future in a service with many opportunities, this could be the career move you’ve been looking for.

Key highlights

  • Explore and develop innovative models of care
  • Take advantage of career development opportunities in your area of special interest
  • FREE Regulatory & Migration consultation with our on-site team to help manage your registration & visa paperwork
  • Receive a competitive salary package and relocation assistance
  • Enjoy all the benefits of regional living with stunning national parks and beaches on your doorstep

“I came here for the job that was on offer but decided to stay because of the people. I have found all the staff to be warm, friendly, welcoming, but more surprisingly eager and welcoming of change. The staff are committed to providing the best possible care and are forever looking for new ways in which to make this happen.” Dr Edward Wims, Clinical Director | NNSWLHD Mental Health Service

Keys to success

If you are a strong team player who enjoys working collaboratively and thrives on being involved in improving practice, you’ll want to take a closer look at these opportunities.

You will enjoy supporting teams and nurturing productive working relationships, collaborating with different professions and disciplines as well as other agencies to provide high quality health care. High interpersonal skills and effective communication skills, including conflict resolution are essential.

Essential criteria

You must hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and be eligible for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

These opportunities offer great work-life balance and will set you and your family up for life. Located less than two hours away from an international airport, 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!

“I finally have the wide-open Australian spaces I hoped for when I first moved to Australia. At the end of a busy work day it’s easy to wind-down and relax, with an extensive array of quiet little villages with art spaces, restaurants and cafes. The weather here is perfect and there is a beach for every type of person, from families with young children to water sport enthusiasts.”  Dr Spencer Duke, Consultant Psychiatrist | NNSWLHD Mental Health Service

To hear more about NNSW LHD Mental Health Service, watch our video and register here https://waveapply.com/PsychJobAust

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