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Lead Consultant Psychiatrist

Job posted: 01/06/2022
Applications close: 28/08/2022 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27149

Reference: 27149

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Lead Consultant Psychiatrist



  • Community Mental Health Services - Mental Health Specialist Services.

  • Adult Community Mental Health including Forensic mental health, Dual Diagnosis/ Addiction Psychiatry, Social & Emotional Wellbeing Team, Families where a Parent has Mental Illness (FaPMI), and Personality Disorder Clinical Specialists)

  • Permanent Full Time Position


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


 An exciting new opportunity exists for a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist to work Full Time at Eastern Health leading a number of Clinical Teams as part of our Adult Mental Health Community Services. 


 Working in a dual governance leadership with the Service Manager, the Clinical Lead Consultant is responsible for providing leadership, management, development, implementation and delivery of high quality mental health care across specialist mental health services to ensure that Eastern Health meets legislative requirements and health service agreements negotiated with the Department of Health as well as implementing the strategic initiatives and service improvements in the clinical stream.


The successful applicant will be supported to participate in further education, including professional development as well as training and education for senior and junior medical staff and other disciplines across the interdisciplinary team.


About you 


Applicants must be registered with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the RANZCP.


This is an exciting newly created position as part of growth in our Adult Mental Health Community Clinical Service Stream. The incumbent will provide clinical leadership for a number of clinical teams across the Eastern Health Adult Mental Health Specialist Services.


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Part of the Adult Mental Health Senior Leadership Group

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Lead Consultant Psychiatrist

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Jose Segal - (03) 9895 4959
Paul Katz - (03) 9895 4959

Lead Consultant Psychiatrist