Consultant Adult Psychiatrist

Consultant Adult Psychiatrist
  • $200,000 - $201,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Werribee South, Victoria, Australia Werribee South Victoria AUS
Job Ref: VAC-53253
Speciality : Psychiatry
Grade: Consultant
Date Added: 11 October 2021

Position: Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Mental Health
Location : Mercy Mental Health - Victoria
Salary: TBC


Mercy Mental Health a provider of Public Adult Mental Health services for the southwest metropolitan area in Melbourne is seeking experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our clinical team. All enquiries welcome and start date negotiable. Relocation assistance within Australia is available.

Work in an inpatient Psychiatric Unit located on the campus of Werribee Hospital.
Provide clinical leadership and support in the Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit, including supervision of junior medical staff.
Opportunity for involvement in the training of Registrars in the RANZP fellowship program.
Provide teaching to Medical Students from the University of Notre Dame.
Full time fixed term 12 month contracts (to be extended by mutual agreement).
Part time job share arrangements will be considered.


Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent.
Specialist Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
You will have well-developed communication skills and be comfortable practicing within a Recovery Orientated Mental Health Service Framework.
You will have demonstrated clinical leadership skills.
Prior experience working in the Public Mental Health Service system will be of benefit.

ABOUT - Mercy Mental Health :

Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than 'just a job.' At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

Salary packaging benefits
Opportunity to purchase additional leave
Health and Wellbeing programs
Camp Australia School Holiday Program
Career progression and development opportunities
A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services
We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Please contact Claire- 0435 710 902

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08/11/2021 03:51:42
AUD 200000 201000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Claire Waters

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