Consultant Psychiatrist ACIS

Job posted: 24/01/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 19147

Reference: 19147

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


Mercy Mental Health a provider of Public Adult Mental Health services for the southwest metropolitan area in Melbourne is seeking experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our clinical team. All enquiries welcome and start date negotiable. Relocation assistance within Australia is available.

  • Leadership role as a consultant psychiatrist at Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team located at  Werribee Mercy Hospital, Werribee.              .
  • Provide clinical leadership and support in the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team, PAST and HOPE Team including supervision of junior medical staff.
  • Opportunity for involvement  in the training of Psychiatry registrars in the RANZP fellowship program.
  • Opportunity to participate  in academic and research activities.
  • Provide teaching to medical  students from the University of Notre Dame.
  • Option of part time or full  time employment, depending on your individual professional development goals.


  • Fellowship of the Royal  Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent.
  • Specialist Registration with  the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • You will have well-developed  communication skills and be comfortable practicing within a Recovery  Orientated Mental Health Service Framework.
  • You will have demonstrated  clinical leadership skills and skills in mental health risk assessment and management.
  • You will be comfortable  working in a multidisciplinary team focussing on safety and the best outcome for the consumers and carers of the mental health service.
  • Prior experience working in  the Public Mental Health Service system will be of benefit.


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 sub-acute 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).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.


Dr Manoj Kumar, Deputy    

Clinical Services Director(Community Services)


Ph: 0433753054

Consultant Psychiatrist ACIS

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Manoj Kumar
Daniella Kitanovski - 9928 7483

Consultant Psychiatrist ACIS