Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Queensland, up to AUD425k plus allowances

at Head Medical (view profile)
Location Queensland, Australia
Date Posted June 4, 2019
Category Mental Health
Job Type Permanent


Closing date 12th June 2019.

This major regional centre is only a 90 minute drive to Brisbane. It is perfect for those who want to live a relaxed Australian lifestyle yet be close to a major metropolitan centre with an international airport. The remuneration is also excellent - up to AU$425k (dependent on experience) + oncall.

  • Lucrative remuneration package up to AU425k PLUS oncall, depending on experience
  • Opportunity for academic position.
  • Great family lifestyle and amenities yet with close proximity to Brisbane
  • Excellent choice of private schools.
  • Teaching hospital and main referral hospital for the region

The Service delivers comprehensive, specialised mental health assessment and treatment services with a focus on recovery in a multidisciplinary model.

A Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is now needed join this growing mental health service. It has 4 community CAMHS  teams, an 8-bed adolescent Inpatient unit and day program, Therapeutic Services and a mobile youth outreach service.

There are 4 consultants and the community hubs are extremly well staffed with allied health. Registrars support the community teams and inpatient unit.

Key areas of focus in the job include:

  • Clinical work in a range of inpatient and community contexts.
  • Research.
  • Provide a consulting service to colleagues in other specialties.
  • Take part in clinical governance initiatives - peer review audits etc.
  • Education - teach and mentor students, junior medical staff and all relevant stakeholders.

As well as high levels of competency in the above, applicants must

  • Demonstrate a collaborative style of working and ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary care model.
  • First class communication skills.

If you are not FRANZCP (or close to) you must have completed your specialist training in a comparable country of training. That is, UK, Ireland NZ, UK, Canada or USA and have at least 2.5 years consultant level experience to satisfy RANZCP requirements.

For more information please contact Alasdair Spinner on


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