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Psychiatry Consultant

Apply now Job no: 688134
Work type: Part time
Location: Adelaide Metro Southern
Categories: Medical, Mental Health

  • SA Health | Southern Adelaide Local Health Network |  Mental Health Division | Various locations
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $320,714 -  $594,484 p.a. (pro rata)
  • Multiple Positions - Full Time, Part Time, Temporary & Permanent - 5 day roster - MD2  


Mental Health Services is a division of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, providing a range of inpatient and community mental health services to the population of the southern metropolitan area of Adelaide based on key directions and planning derived from federal, state and local policy and priorities.

As the Psychiatry Consultant you will provide quality psychiatric assessment and treatment services with a multi-disciplinary team approach to the treatment and support of consumers with a range of psychiatric, behavioural and emotional problems.   Your role will include acute assessment and treatment, clinical supervision of staff ensuring that the service is consumer focussed and accessible, supporting the training and development of staff within the services as well as contributing to the improvement of safety and quality of services.

You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, as well as appropriate Specialist Qualifications registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration in Psychiatry; or another qualification as defined in the SA Medical Officers Award.  Together with your broad clinical experience in adult psychiatric practice you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of contemporary psychiatric practice, specialist knowledge of community and inpatient mental health service provision. With the ability to identify service deficits and implement strategies to improve the quality of clinical services to patients, families and others, you will be flexible and have a high tolerance for change within a complex environment. 

Multiple part-time vacancies exist, working a 5 day roster with on-call requirements.  Salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

In addition to general psychiatrist positions a specific part-time role in Older Persons Consultation Liaison psychiatry is also available.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For Role Description and contact details refer to attached Job Pack below.

Download File 688134 - Psychiatry Consultant - Job Pack (02).pdf

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