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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child and Youth Mental Health

Job posted: 22/06/2020
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 162255

Reference: 162255

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Are you looking to make a mark in the profession of psychiatry?

  • Enjoy a supportive role enabling you to develop yourself and a team of clinicians

  • Enhance your career at one of Victoria’s leading regional health care service


About Geelong


Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne, Geelong is becoming recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising. The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region.


To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.


About the facility


Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Service (MHDAS) provides integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.


Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients.


MHDAS is entering a new phase of co-design of our service system with people who access our services and our wider community. This will build on our nationally recognized unique cultural approach to the challenges of recovery oriented service delivery to redesign our service system. 


About the role


Within Barwon Health, the Mental Health Directorate is a forward-looking unit with a vision to be at the leading edge of psychiatric treatment and analysis in Australia. This unit is currently looking for experienced Consultant Psychiatrists to work within the Child and Youth Mental Health teams.


As the Consultant Psychiatrist you will Provide leadership in the provision of high quality Psychiatric Services to patients, consumers and client in your care.  You will act as a delegate of the authorised Psychiatrist as defined in the Mental Health Act 2014 and you will contribute to the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program of the service.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, 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 and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child and Youth Mental Health

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Contact:

Steven Moylan - (03) 4215 2515

Consultant Psychiatrist - Child and Youth Mental Health