Job posted: 26/04/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Forensicare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 16438

Reference: 16438

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

  • Registrar HM26-HM30
  • Rotations across the Forensicare sites
  • Full time/part time fixed term commencing from June or August 2024
  • Extensive investment in facilities and people supporting our significant service expansion
  • A culture where people care
  • International Relocation Support provided!

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria.

About the role:

Fixed term positions for Registrars will be available from mid 2024. These positions are available either part time or full time

The Registrar will contribute forensic mental health advice to multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the delivery of high quality direct care services and programs.

Applicants for this position will be able to participate in Forensicare's Training Program for Registrars, which is accredited as meeting the standards of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists for both Generalist and Forensic subspecialty training.

All posts are RANZCP accredited and supervised by RANZCP accredited supervisors.

Senior Medical Officers with experience in Forensic Psychiatry will also be considered.


  • Take a lead role in the assessment and management of patients and prisoners under the direction and supervision of the Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
  • Prepare and present reports to the Mental Health review Board.

Skills and experience:

  • Experience at the Registrar level in Forensic Psychiatry is highly desirable
  • Eligibility for, and a commitment to Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry is preferential
  • Demonstrated responsibility for achievement of training goals

A culture where people matter.

  • Excellent supervision and investment in the skill development of all our team members.
  • Well defined career pathways existing across our Directorates with multi-disciplined Teams.
  • Salary Packaging Options available – Mortgage, Rent, Car, Expenses
  • International Candidates Sponsorship availability, Permanent (186) or Temporary (482) and potential for up to $10,000 Relocation support to approved applicants.
  • A leading, multi-faceted approach to safety, with unparalleled strategic, practical, individualised and team-based supports to minimise risks and fear and maximise safety and security, underpinned by our workplace health and safety strategy.
  • Celebration and reward for good performance, through employee recognition.
  • Access to an employee assistance program – an external, confidential, self-referral employee wellbeing program, for personal or work-related matters.
  • A mental health and wellbeing program providing psychological, peer support and critical incidence response programs.

 For more information on Careers at Forensicare, visit https://www.forensicare.vic.gov.au/careers


  • COVID19 (x3), Influenza and Immunisation requirements specific to position Infection Control requirements
  • This position is subject to a satisfactory Police Check
  • We are able to Sponsor eligible International candidates for 186 Permanent or 482 Temporary Visa 

 Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Forensicare promotes our guiding principles of curiosity, purpose, strong ethics, compassion and fairness; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.



Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kathryn Cullen