Rehabilitation Psychiatrist (CCU/PARC)

Job posted: 19/07/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 20333

Reference: 20333

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


Summary of the role: 

Mercy Mental Health a provider of Public Adult Mental Health services for the southwest metropolitan area in Melbourne is seeking an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our clinical team. All enquiries are welcome and the start date is negotiable. Relocation assistance within Australia is available.
Work across our Community Care Unit (CCU) and Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC).
Provide clinical leadership and support in the Community Mental Health Team, including supervision of junior medical staff.
Opportunity for involvement in the training of Registrars in the RANZCP fellowship program.


Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent.
Specialist Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
You will have well-developed communication skills and be comfortable practicing within a Recovery Orientated Mental Health Service Framework.
You will have demonstrated clinical leadership skills.
Prior experience working in the Public Mental Health Service system will be of benefit.


Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


 Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


 Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.

  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).
  • Employment with Mercy Health is subject to satisfactory background checks which can include Police Record Check, Working with Children Check, and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details

  • Dr Michael Lograsso
    (A) Clinical Services Director (Bed Based and Perinatal)
  • E: mlograsso@mercy.com.au
  • PH: 0419171108

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Rehabilitation Psychiatrist (CCU/PARC)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Michael Lograsso - 0419171108

Rehabilitation Psychiatrist (CCU/PARC)