Psychiatry Registrar (Advanced Trainee in Addiction) or Addiction Medicine Registrar

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 03/06/2024 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 51429

Reference: 51429

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Full time or Part time fixed term.
  • August 2024 and Feb 2025 start dates
  • Heidelberg
  • Competitive base + salary packaging + super

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide. We are world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the department:

Austin Health Mental Health Division provides care and services through a comprehensive range of teams to meet the needs of mental health consumers and carers throughout Victoria. Services in the MentalHealth Division are located across Austin Health and the community. Employees may be redeployed within the Mental Health Division. All mental health services work within a clinical framework that promotes recovery- oriented practice and supported decision making. This approach to client wellbeing builds on the strengths of the individual working in partnership with their treating team. It encompasses the principles of self- determination and individualised treatment and care.

About the role:

This role is based at the Austin Hospital acute medical and surgical wards and at the Austin Drug and Alcohol Service clinic nearby. The role provides for some flexibility, according to the registrar’s interest/needs: liaison with the Acute Pain Service and attendance at Pain Clinic; alternatively liaison with the Gastroenterology Unit, Liver Transplant Unit and attendance at Liver Clinic. Both options provide access to patients who would fulfil criteria for the 60 cases required during Addictions Psychiatry Advanced Training, as well as mandatory rotations including Alcohol and Drug Consultation Liaison; Opioid Substitution Clinic, and Pain Clinic.

To be successful in this role you must:

Be registered Medical Practitioner with current Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

• Show a commitment to Austin Health values.

• Demonstrate knowledge of recovery and collaborative clinical practice.

• Demonstrate commitment to high quality patient care.

• Demonstrate a capability and interest in research.

• Demonstrate an understanding of clinical governance

• Have completed a satisfactory Victorian Police record check and Working with Children’s check

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists 
  • Five weeks annual leave
  • Paid conference and exam leave

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Application instructions:

Please click ‘Apply Now’ and you will be directed to sign in or register through the Austin Health Careers Site. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.  Please note you will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)
  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)

Austin Health is implementing a new recruitment system, launching on Monday, 27th May 2024.

For the best user experience please hold off on submitting your application until the new job board goes live on 27 May. You will not be disadvantaged if you do apply now, however you will need to transition to our new job board by re submitting your application in Success Factors.

Psychiatry Registrar (Advanced Trainee in Addiction) or Addiction Medicine Registrar

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Carolyn Breadon - (03) 9496 5000
Jessica Thomas - (03) 9496 5000

Psychiatry Registrar (Advanced Trainee in Addiction) or Addiction Medicine Registrar