Registrar - Psychiatry (523519) Multiple Positions

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 26, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Doctors in Training 2021 (Registrar) - Multiple Positions

The Tasmanian Psychiatry Training Program (TPTP) is currently recruiting for positions at all stages, including some advanced training positions.

The TPTP offers a comprehensive state-wide training program in psychiatry, with placements in subspecialties including Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Forensic, Consultation Liaison, Addiction, Old Age, Perinatal, Community, Rehabilitation and Private Psychiatry. Rotations are based in both Hobart and Launceston with expanding options as mental health reforms build on the existing services.

Trainees can complete their entire training in Tasmania with the option of most advanced training certificates. The TPTP offers a comprehensive Formal Education Course (FEC) and a highly successful examination preparation course. There are regular training events for psychiatrists at which registrars are welcome.

With approximately 30 trainees across the state the TPTP offers a more personal program with strong support from training, supervisors and service as well as an active peer network.

The Tasmanian Branch Training Committee provides overview of the Training program, assists with allocations of rotations, and upholds College policies and procedures all under the auspices of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

Tasmania offers a unique range of lifestyle options that include urban inner city living through to a rural retreat set in a cool temperate climate. Tasmania has a very active cultural and arts scene with numerous festivals that also highlight the excellent food, wine and produce of the state.

$95,697 - $135,411 per annum (effective from 1 July 2021)

Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar)

Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment:

  • Fixed term – for a period up to 3 years (extension of employment is negotiable).
  • College term date to commence employment on 2/8/2021
  • Fixed-term full time day work, 80 hours per fortnight.

Location: Royal Hobart Hospital and various sites


The Registrar is responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the Hospital and provides after-hours emergency cover at the hospital as determined by the Medical Workforce Unit.

Essential Requirements

Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer of any new criminal convictions and/or if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

  • General registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

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 (If applicable to allocated role)

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Registrar- Senior Registrar MP5-11 (May 2020) WWCT (002).pdf
(image) Generic Registrar- Senior Registrar MP5-11 (May 2020) WWCT.doc
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply: Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen to complete the online application.

For further information contact: Prof. Robert Bell, Director - Registrar Training (Psychiatry) (email: [email protected])

Alternatively - please contact Trizia Cangelosi, Coordinator Medical Recruitment on (03) 6166 6866 – [email protected]

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