Consultant Psychiatrist - Hunter Region NSW

The Role

An exciting opportunity is available for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work with acute mentally ill patients with comorbid substance use disorders in the Hunter New England area. This is a dual diagnosis inpatient and outpatient role providing specialised treatment and care services, centre-based individual case management and group treatment programs.

Essential Requirements

  • Medical degree registerable with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
  • Addiction Psychiatry Advanced Training preferable

The Hospital

The successful applicant will be working in a designated mental health centre. This centre provides a dual diagnosis treatment service in inpatient and community-based settings. Patients of the inpatient unit are encouraged to become involved in community groups to assist with engagement and follow up planning. The centre works closely with general practitioners, drug and alcohol services, psychiatric hospitals, community managed organisations and other community services.

The Location

The Hunter New England area boasts stunning beaches, a relaxed lifestyle, interesting architecture, excellent schools, first class universities and a working port and fishing industry. The area is only a 2.5 hour drive north of Sydney, offering a temperate climate with mild winters and glorious summers. When living and working in this area, you have everything you could want at your fingertips, including big city facilities and the country charm of surrounding areas.

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Jonathan Richards at ********* or contact Jonathan directly on 02 6674 5*** / 0422 408 *** for further information and a position description.