Consultant Psychiatrist

Job posted: 21/02/2023
Applications close: 24/03/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing, Medical

Reference: 13399

Reference: 13399

Occupation: Medical and Nursing, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Join a large regional tertiary referral hospital:

  • Up to $30,000- in relocation support incentives available
  • Temporary Accommodation provided for successful candidates in their relocation to Bendigo
  • Work close to the CBD of Bendigo
  • Visa support where required
  • The ability to make a difference to our patients within the Loddon Mallee Region


  • Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in.
  • A regional city that offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities.
  • Melbourne city centre is 2 hours from Bendigo and 1 hour 25 minutes from Tullamarine (Melbourne) airport.
  • The local Bendigo Regional Airport is about to be expanded and currently runs daily return flights direct to Sydney.

If you’re relocating to our region, we’re here to help you.  We will provide you with generous financial support, to help cover the cost of your move.  We’ll also provide you and your family with practical, on-the-ground assistance to get settled, by connecting you with important services such as real estate, childcare, education, sport and community groups.  We want your move to be stress-free, so you can focus on settling into your new role, and enjoying the amazing lifestyle on offer here. 

The Position

Position Title: Consultant Psychiatrist
Classification: HM33 – HM41 (Medical Specialist Years 1 – 9)
Salary per hour (exc. super): Year 1 Specialist $126.25 to Year 9 $173.60
Contracted Hours: 76 hours per fortnight
Employment Status: Permanent Full Time (ongoing)
Other requirements: Covid-19 Vaccination  including Booster and Specialist Registration with Ahpra along with suitable college requirements

Role Description

This position requires the Consultant Psychiatrist to provide assessment and treatment to patients of Bendigo Health Adult Psychiatric Services and clinical leadership working within a multidisciplinary framework. The Consultant Psychiatrist will have opportunity to work across a range of possible services including but not limited to; Adult, Community and Inpatients.

About Mental Health Services

Our Philosophy of Care
Bendigo Health Mental Health Services (BHMHS), deliver evidence based treatment and patient centred care, underpinned by recovery orientated principles and values. We deliver treatment and care that is sensitive to gender and culture, informed by an understanding of responses to trauma, and responsive to the contexts of patient lives and communities.

We provide care and treatment in the most appropriate and least restrictive setting. We actively engage with patients, carers, families, nominated persons, General Practitioners and the broader community. We focus on the development of relationships that are collaborative and foster patient choice and self-determination, and promote resilience. We support patients to pursue their own wellbeing by respecting their wishes as much as possible.

About Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

  • Flexibility Working Arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Smoke free environment

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

About Mental Health Services
Specialist Clinics (Outpatients) is the referral centre for patients seeking consultation for elective and non-emergency treatment at Bendigo Health’s hospital campus as a public patient.
Approximately 21,000 patients are seen in the Specialist Clinics annually. The clinics provides a facility for the assessment and management of patients referred for care by specialist physicians and surgeons. The demand for this service is high and, as a consequence, the team caters for a large numbers of patients. Consultants who attend the clinics specialise or have special interest in a variety of specialties.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Consultant Psychiatrist

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Philip Tune - (03) 5454 7678

Consultant Psychiatrist