Consultant Psychiatrist (516124)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 15, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Consultant Psychiatrist vacancy based at the Wilfred Lopes Centre.

State-wide Mental Health Services is a leader and innovator for a unique corner of the health care industry. We provide a comprehensive suite of services across the areas of mental health, alcohol and drugs, forensic mental health and correctional primary health.

Tasmania's Forensic Mental Health Services provides community and inpatient mental health assessment, treatment and case management for offenders (or people at risk of offending) who have a mental disorder. Clients are provided with contemporary, professional and highly specialised psychiatric care and treatment so that their condition is well managed.

Community teams are based in the North and South of the state and Inpatient care is provided at Wilfred Lopes Centre located in Risdon Vale, east of Hobart.

Salary

A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority.

Classification

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2017

  • Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.

Award

Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent full-time day work (with on-call), working 76 hours per fortnight.

Location

Wilfred Lopes Centre, Forensic Mental Health Service

Duties

In collaboration with other psychiatrists and mental health professionals within Mental Health Services the Consultant Psychiatrist provides a wide range of psychiatric services to inmates within the Statewide Prison Service, patients of the Wilfred Lopes Centre and to clients of the Community Forensic Mental Health Service, functioning as a fully qualified and self-motivated professional capable of providing clinical leadership within a multi-disciplinary team.

Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 516124, 516375 Consultant Psychiatrist SMP1-11 (May 2020) HPRNL.pdf

(image) 516124, 516375 Consultant Psychiatrist SMP1-11 (May 2020) HPRNL.docx

(image) THS Applicant Guide.pdf

(image) THS Applicant Guide.docx

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • Qualifications

How do I submit my application?

Online applications are preferred as this ensures you answer important questions about yourself. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your selection criteria responses, CV and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person. If you are unable to apply online, send your application with the completed application form to:

Human Resources – Recruitment
GPO Box 1061
HOBART TAS 7001

For more information contact

Barry Nicholson
Nursing Director - Group Director –
Forensic, Correctional Health and Alcohol and Drug Services
Phone: (03) 6166 0844
Email: [email protected]

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