Consultant - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Job posted: 09/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 170967

Reference: 170967

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Utilise your clinical skills within a service undergoing rapid expansion

  • Build a career at an organisation situated in one of world’s most liveable regions

  • Permanent Part Time – 24.5hrs  per fortnight

About the facility

Barwon Health North is a brand new $30 million two storey facility located in the Northern Suburbs of Geelong to provide a state of the art flexible health facility to meet the growing needs of the community.

Barwon Health North provides accessible healthcare close to home and to public transport bridging the gap between the acute settings at the University Hospital Geelong by providing the following services:

  • Urgent Care Services

  • Medical Imaging

  • Child and Family Health Services

  • Healthy at Home (Chronic and Complex Care)

  • Dialysis

  • Specialist Clinics

The Barwon Health North Child and Family Health Services Team provide developmental assessment, support and therapy for children from birth up to primary school commencement in the Northern Suburbs of Geelong. We support families to meet their children’s needs.  We collaborate with other Northern suburbs providers and agencies.

We are part of the Barwon Health North Area Health Team and are located at Barwon Health North. We are a multidisciplinary allied health, medical and mental health team skilled in the Paediatric age group.  Our team members consist of speech therapists, social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapist, mental health nurse, audiologist, psychologists, allied health assistants, child psychiatrist, dietitian, and paediatrician.   We follow best practice based on a family centred care philosophy.

About the role

To provide high quality care to Children and Families accessing the services and demonstrate developing professional leadership through proactive participation within the North Area Health and Child and Family Program Teams. To provide clinical supervision, teaching, support and development of less experienced staff and students. Manage designated portfolios and quality improvement projects within the expectations of the Barwon Health Strategic Plan and applicable operational and business plans.

As the Consultant Psychiatrist you will provide leadership in the provision of high quality Psychiatric Services to patients, consumer and clients in his or her care.  You will act as a delegate of the authorised Psychiatrist as defined in the Mental Health Act 2014 and contribute to the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program of the service.

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.

About the culture

The Northern Suburbs is both dynamic and challenging environment; where staff draw on a large scope of practice and need to be able to think outside the square to work with some of our client cohorts. The possibilities to be innovative are endless.

There is a strong and supportive team culture in our current services at Corio which will align and integrate with those being delivered at Barwon Health North. Working together across a range of disciplines staff have a focus on clients and their health improvement or improving self-management skills to enhance  living with chronic illness. Our team culture can be best described as forward striving, involved, empathetic and innovative. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of - By 2050, everyone in our community enjoys the best health and wellbeing in Victoria.

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

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Consultant - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

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Chris Cooper - 0408 227 544
Lindsay Shaw - 0435 770 037

Consultant - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist