Child & Youth Psychiatrist

Job posted: 07/04/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 14593

Reference: 14593

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

LRH is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of Mental Health Services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.


We welcome applications from Consultant Psychiatrists who share Latrobe Regional Hospital’s values, a commitment to clinical leadership, and our commitment to safe and quality mental health care to our region.

We are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our highly professional and enthusiastic Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service team at Latrobe Regional Hospital. This position will be based at the Latrobe Valley Community Mental Health Service, Traralgon and will undertake a mix of outpatient clinics, telehealth sessions and outreach clinics.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake roles and responsibilities as outlined in the position description, highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity for professional collegiality, and possess a commitment to LRH values of person-centred care, working together, excellence and integrity. A current National Police Check and Working with Children Check will also be needed, or satisfactorily meet the requirements for the same.

LRH provides an excellent professional development program, supervision and teaching opportunities. There is the opportunity for a joint appointment with Monash University. This position is for an initial one year, with a view to a further three-year contract if mutually agreed.

Please provide a detailed covering letter with your application.

Mental Health Service

The Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) Mental Health Service is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across ten sites and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people, and older persons.

For further enquires, please contact Dr Paul Lee (plee@lrh.com.au) or Katie Lagos (klagos@lrh.com.au) on (03) 5173 8751.

LRH supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful appointment will be based on merit and satisfactorily passing a Police Check and Working with Children’s Check. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831.

Child & Youth Psychiatrist

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Paul Lee - (03) 5173 8565
Katie Lagos - (03) 5173 8751

Child & Youth Psychiatrist