Position Details


Reference Number 160329
Position Title Consultant Psychiatrist
Employment Status Sessional
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Are you looking to make a mark in the profession of psychiatry?
  • Influential role providing leadership in the provision of high quality Psychiatric Services
  • Opportunity to join a forward thinking, growing unit

About Geelong

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne, Geelong is becoming recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising. The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region. Those choosing to apply will have the option to live in a beautiful, affordable part of the world, or have the flexibility to commute. Geelong also has the schools, beaches and sports expected of one of Australia’s top cities to live in.

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About the facility

Within Barwon Health, the Mental Health Directorate is a forward-looking unit with a vision to be at the leading edge of psychiatric treatment and analysis in Australia. The Service is growing with multiple new initiatives including the development of the Mental Health & Alcohol and other Drug Hub in the Emergency Department, Refurbishment of our Inpatient Unit, and Expansion of Community Services. 

About the role

We are currently seeking enthusiastic Consultant psychiatrists to join us as our service grows. We are looking for psychiatrists interested in joining acute services, emergency and community based programs.

Reporting to one of our Psychiatrist leads (and ultimately to the Clinical Director), you will be a natural leader, collaborative and committed to being part of a larger team of around 25 VMO and full-time psychiatrists. You will also have a strong background in the training and supervision of registrars and medical students.

Applicants must hold the FRANZCP, be accredited as a supervisor by the RANZCP, and be registered with general or specialist medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registered Medical Practitioner
Essential: Specialist recognition by AHPRA
Essential: FRANZCP qualification
Essential: Current RANZCP CBFP supervisor accreditation
Essential: Previous experience as a consultant psychiatrist
Contact Person A/Prof Steven Moylan  
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 2512 
Closing Date 14/02/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.