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Reference Number 49357
Position Title Consultant Psychiatrist
Location Northern Hospital - Epping
Award Ses. Medical Officer [31]
Ses. Medical Officer [31]
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  • Sessional Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Clinical Leadership role : Emergency Mental Health and Consultation Liaision Psychiatry
  • 6 Sessions per week. Paid as per award and commensurate with experience.

    Life with Us:

    Northern Area Mental Health Service believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives. New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth.


    A job to be proud of:

    • Provide leaderhsip to NAMHS  Emergency Mental Health and Consultation Psychiatry Teams.
    • Demonstrate behaviors that support a Recovery approach to care. 
    • An understanding of the philosophical foundations, processes and environments that support recovery;
    • An ability to support and facilitate consumers’ use of resilience and strength so that they might experience positive self-image, hope and motivation, and be supported to live the lifestyle and the culture of their choice;
    • A knowledge of major types of treatments, therapies and targeted interventions and their contributions to innovative recovery-oriented service delivery approaches; 
    • A communication style that shows respect for consumers and their families/carers, and an ability to manage relationships so they will facilitate recovery;
    • A knowledge of consumer Rights and Responsibilities, and the ability to facilitate consumers to make informed choices for recovery;
    • An awareness of issues relating to cultural diversity, and how these may influence service choices and delivery; and
    • A knowledge and ability to facilitate consumer and family/carer participation at all levels within the service.


      Your contribution:
    • Ambitious current, or aspiring Consultant psychiatrist
    • Knowledge and experience in all aspects of psychiatry
    • Demonstrated skills in interdisciplinary working and the development of effective relationships with consumers, carers and staff
    • Experience in teaching and involvement in reasearch
    • Desire to support the development and maintenance of best practice within the team
    • Demonstrated experience in leadership and strategic thinking 

    What we Offer:

    • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
    • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
    • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging
    • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
    • Reward & Recognition Programs

    Connect with us:

    Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

    Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

    Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning


    All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

    Contact Person Astrid Waterdrinker
    Contact Number 0400906132
    Closing Date 25/07/2019
    Position Description
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