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Indicative remuneration $300,000 - $400,000Fixed term role for 5 yearsCosmopolitan city in the Australian Outback

The Role

A challenging role is available for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work in addiction psychiatry, delivering mental health services to adult patients in Australia’s Northern Territory. This role will see you providing clinical leadership to the mental health and addictions team, training and supporting junior medical staff and other medical practitioners and liaising with GP’s and other providers of medical services. Additionally, you will be required to maintain high standards of clinical governance, actively participate in service development activities, and take part in the on-call after hours roster.

Essential Requirements

  • Current or eligible for specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency
  • Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), or equivalent or eligible to enrol to RANZCP substantial comparability Pathway.

The Hospital

This position lies within a dedicated Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, associated with a major teaching hospital in the Northern Territory. The service provides both rural and remote mental health care assessments, case management and recovery focused treatment programs. Heavy emphasis is placed upon prevention and early intervention strategies in association with a variety of other mental health service providers.

The Location

This position can be found in a diverse area with contrasting landscapes and many beautiful places to see. You will be working in a cosmopolitan city in the Australian Outback with easy access to shopping, bars, dining experiences, a picturesque harbour, sailing, maritime museum and art gallery, markets, and stunning botanical gardens. The surrounding areas offer scenic gorges, national parks, an abundance of fishing opportunities, and an interesting history of indigenous culture and pioneering endeavours. This role will suit an enthusiastic and career orientated Consultant wanting to enjoy the rich and varied experiences the Northern Territory has to offer.

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Jonathan Richards at or contact Jonathan directly on +61422408729 for further information and a position description. For international candidates looking to connect with Jonathan, he can be reached via WhatsApp +61422408729 .

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