Staff Specialist in Psychiatry - Manning Mental Health Service (apply via eCredential)

Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ478324 Requisition #

    REQ478324 Staff Specialist in Psychiatry 
    Manning Mental Health Service  
    Taree, New South Wales 
    Permanent Full Time Position available 
    Generous remuneration package offered based on NSW Staff Specialist Award 

    An exciting opportunity to work with the Hunter New England Mental Health Service has emerged!

    Manning Mental Health Service at Hunter New England Local Health District provides care and treatment to consumers and their families who reside in the lower mid North Coast and surrounds. The adult mental health inpatient services are delivered at Manning Hospital and community mental health services within the region.  

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established multidisciplinary service as a Consultant alongside other Consultants, Junior Medical Staff, Nursing and Allied Health professionals.

    Applicants Must Have:
    Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and Specialist Registration with AHPRA and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
    Candidates within 6 months of achieving fellowship are welcome to apply.

    What we can offer you:
    Hunter New England Local Health District is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. 

    Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:
    Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
    Salary packaging options 
    Fitness Passport
    Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
    Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

    Taree is located on the beautiful Manning River we are major commercial centre of the Barrington Coast, which is situated three hours north of Sydney, two hours north of Newcastle and one hour south of Port Macquarie. We have pristine beaches, national parks, and beautiful waterways to explore throughout the region, is the perfect spot to create that coastal or hinterland lifestyle. 

    Advertising closing:  28 July 2024

    An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent positions with Hunter New England Mental Health Service.

    For a confidential conversation about the roles please contact:
    Jess Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Recruitment Services 
    Ph: (02) 6767 7063 or E: 

    If you are having trouble applying using the links above please copy and paste the following into your browser:

    NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘Fit2Work badge’ offered as an option in eCredential.
    Agency applications must contact the Senior Recruitment Consultant with CV prior to lodging any applications.

  1. A primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways. Candidates within 6 months of achieving fellowship are eligible to apply.
  2. Evidence of being a medical expert, demonstrated by recent and comprehensive experience in Psychiatry.
  3. Evidence of being a scholar, maintains medical professional development and has the ability to assist other staff, including trainees in the acquisition and development of knowledge.
  4. Evidence of being a skilled communicator, including both oral and written skills, communicating with patients, students, other health professionals and the public.
  5. Evidence of being a collaborator, including the ability to network and operate within an interdisciplinary framework and to work with other stakeholders in a variety of settings.
  6. Evidence of being a manager, including ability to be flexible and cope with a changing health system, past leadership and management experience and previous safety and quality improvement activities.
  7. Evidence of being a professional, including continued professional development, peer review and other forms of clinical governance.
  8. Evidence of being an advocate, including contributions to improving individual and societal health.

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