Child & Youth Psychiatrist

Job posted: 28/10/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 16323

Reference: 16323

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) are looking to appoint a Psychiatrist to join our highly professional and enthusiastic mental health service.  Applicants will share our commitment to clinical leadership, and our commitment to safe and quality mental health care to our region.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake roles and responsibilities as outlined in the position description, possess highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity for professional collegiality, and demonstrate a commitment to LRH values of person-centred care, working together, excellence and integrity.

Based within easy commuting distance from pristine beaches, snow-capped mountains and large regional townships, this employment opportunity at Latrobe Regional Hospital in Gippsland offers a great ‘tree change’ opportunity for professionals looking to relocate from the congestion of the city, or to those looking to expand their breadth of experience.

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.

 For further enquires, please contact Dr Paul Lee (plee@lrh.com.au) or Sebastiano Romano on (03) 5173 8549 sromano@lrh.com.au.

About Us:

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.

We offer:

  • A friendly, supportive and future focused executive and leadership team with genuine opportunities to shape the culture of the organisation
  • High-quality person-centred care in physical and mental health across the entire Gippsland region.
  • A collaborative and innovative working environment with large scale expansion of services and infrastructure currently underway 

Our unique difference:

  • Regional lifestyle opportunities paired with great career development prospects!
  • Access to excellent schools, health care, shopping and transport services
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions

Our commitment to you:

LRH is recognised as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities.  We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training. Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon!

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.

IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (3 doses), unless a valid medical exemption applies. Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement. Applicants for public facing positions will also be required to provide evidence of a current influenza vaccination (or exemption) prior to commencement”

Child & Youth Psychiatrist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sebastiano Romano - (03) 5173 8549
Paul Lee - (03) 5173 8549

Child & Youth Psychiatrist