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Reference Number 39514
Position Title Consultant Psychiatrist
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus, Parkville
Award Ses. Medical Officer [31]
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Consultant Psychiatrist         

The Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED)

Royal Park Campus, Melbourne Health   

.1 EFT, 3.5 hours per week     


A rare and exciting opportunity exists at CEED for a consultant psychiatrist interested in eating disorders treatment, consultation and state-wide service improvement.

The CEED team will welcome you as part of a caring, multi-disciplinary team that works with health services across the state to improve pathways and care responses to people with eating disorders and their families. By providing clinical leadership and support to the CEED clinicians in this work, you WILL make a difference to the lives of the people experiencing eating disorders.

The Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED) is a state-wide service with a key role in Victorian Government’s commitment to improve the health care for people with eating disorders. CEED's vision is that Victorians will have access to a world-class system of care for the treatment of eating disorders, and has developed a strong reputation in its ongoing work towards this vision.


We are looking for a skilled and innovative consultant psychiatrist who enjoys and thrives on working in a vibrant and creative team promoting up to date and evidence-based practice.
You will work as the clinical leader, support the CEED Manager in leading the CEED multidisciplinary team in all areas of work.

You will be an experienced psychiatrist who is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists to work on a sessional basis at CEED, operating within NorthWestern Mental Health.


This is a Permanent Part Time position, 7 hours per fortnight, is based at the Royal Park Campus of Melbourne Health.

The position would suit a psychiatrist with an interest in eating disorders and service improvement with demonstrated leadership skills and the capacity to think in a flexible and creative way about how to improve care pathways, treatment and service responses, coordination and workforce development.

A preference will given to applicants who have post-graduate experience in the area of eating disorders.

The successful applicant will attend CEED for one half day per week, with occasional flexibility of day of the week required.

Enquiries about this position can be addressed to the CEED Manager, Claire Diffey  Claire.diffey@mh.org.au  0422276317

Get to know us at http://ceed.org.au/ and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you. 

We are a diverse workforce that is reflective of the community we care for. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability, and people who identify as LGBTI.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

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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.


Selection Criteria Essential: Eligibility for registration as a medical practitioner with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria
Essential: Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Essential: Be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in all aspects of psychiatry
Essential: Be able to demonstrate leadership skills and experience
Essential: Be able to demonstrate skills in interdisciplinary working environment and the development of effective working relationships with key stakeholders
Essential: Be able to demonstrate aptitude for and expertise in service development
Essential: Knowledge of the National Standards for Mental Health Services
Desirable: Broad range of experience with eating disorders and their families across all age group
Desirable: Experience in planning for service change and development programs and evaluation of same
Desirable: Experience in the delivery of consultation and training services and evaluation of same
Contact Person Claire Diffey
Contact Number 0422276317
Closing Date 07/05/2018
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