2024 Psychiatry Registrar / Medical Officer

Job posted: 05/06/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan, Various

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 19916

Reference: 19916

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan, Various

Psychiatry Registrar / Medical Officer


Mercy Mental Health, a provider of Public Mental Health Services for the southwest metropolitan area in Melbourne is seeking an experienced Registrar with well-developed communication skills to provide psychiatric assessment and treatment to clients of the Mercy Mental Health Services.

  • Full Time Fixed Term 12 month contract (to be extended by mutual agreement)
  • Roles involve a range of duties including the psychiatric assessment and treatment of patients admitted to the inpatient units and patients treated in the community
  • Quality supervision and professional development opportunities.
  • Experience in adult mental health service provision is essential to these roles


  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • High standards of practice with an understanding and commitment to consumer and carer focused service
  • Ability to work flexibly within the Public Mental Health service system
  • Working towards Fellowship on the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
  • Prior experience working in the Public Mental Health Service system will be of benefit


Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital has recently undergone significant expansion with the opening or our new intensive care unit, additional operating theatres and the opening of two new wards, taking the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community.

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 people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement)
  • Please ensure your application consists of a cover letter, CV and two (2) Clinical Referees.
  • Please use the attached referee form to submit two (2) completed clinical referee reports as part of your application. Please attach as Clinical Appraisal 1 & 2.


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2024 Psychiatry Registrar / Medical Officer

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Ravi Srinivasaraju

2024 Psychiatry Registrar / Medical Officer