Registrar - Psychiatry

Job posted: 10/11/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 14066

Reference: 14066

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

2022 Psychiatry Registrar (Accredited)
Mental Health Services
Multiple fixed term, full time positions available for the 2022/2023 clinical year
Ballarat Health Services

1 x Stage 2/3 RANZCP Accredited Psychiatry Registrar for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Unit

1 x Stage 2/3 RANZCP Accredited Psychiatry Registrar for Mother and Family Unit

Up to $30,000 incentive payments may be available to support relocation
(Be reimbursed for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more)

The Victorian Government has allocated funds to support rural and regional Area Mental Health Services (AMHS) to provide incentives to attract workers to roles that are difficult to fill.

The new workforce relocation and incentive grants program is being administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

More information including job vacancies and eligibility requirements click herehttps://www.rwav.com.au/area-mental-health-services/

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

Grampians Health has a vacancy for an Accredited Registrar to work on a fixed term contract in 2022/2023 to assist in the delivery of care to mental health patients and to further develop or consolidate expertise appropriate to the stage of training.

The position aims to provide experience required for further progress into psychiatric training programs.

Key Responsibilities

You will:

  • Daily review of inpatients, participation in wards rounds and coordination of discharge planning on wards
  • Regular review of patients in community mental health clinics or consultation assessments within the general hospitals, Emergency Departments or in the community with an integrated community care model
  • Completion of appropriate ward/community paperwork, discharge summaries/letters and legal paperwork required by the Mental Health Act
  • Attendance at the Mental Health Tribunals as required

Skills and experience


  • Satisfactorily completed Stage 2 RANZCP training for local trainees
    OR be eligible for the Specialist or SST Pathway with RANZCP for Specialist IMGs
  • Completed medical degree (evidence of qualifications required)
    OR be eligible for limited Registration for Postgraduate training for SIMGs
    OR Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)


  • Proven ability to plan, deliver and evaluate services and programs to meet the needs of patients and their families
  • Proven ability to give clinical leadership to staff and to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated clinical competence at a senior level and adequate experience in the field of psychiatry after obtaining post graduate qualifications
  • Demonstrate commitment to and competency in clinical teaching
  • Very good communication, consultancy and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in hospital-based psychiatry, research and undergraduate/post graduate teaching
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Psychiatric Services policy and other relevant legislation and regulations

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia's most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia's most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or Dr Ravindra Srinivasaraju, Clinical Director - Mental Health Services on 03 5320 4866 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Registrar - Psychiatry

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Dr Ravindra Srinivasaraju - 0353204866
Dr Anoop Lalitha - 0353204866

Registrar - Psychiatry