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Western Sydney Local Health District
New South Wales, Australia (on-site)
13 days ago
Western Sydney Local Health District
New South Wales, Australia (on-site)
13 days ago
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New South Wales, Australia (on-site)
13 days ago
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New South Wales, Australia (on-site)
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East Boston, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
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Western Sydney Local Health District
New South Wales, Australia
13 days ago
Job Function
General Psychiatry




Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the above position in the Western Sydney Local Health District.  This position is expected to be based within Western Sydney Local Health District at Cumberland Hospital and community, or as agreed with the Director of Clinical Services MH in any other part of the Mental Health Service.


The position essentially provides secondary and tertiary level consultations and management of complex mental health patients. There is a comprehensive range of treatment programs along with active research within Western Sydney Local Health District. This position is expected to support the provision of medical input for the indigenous population with Mental Health issues.


Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship within 6 months may be considered. If successful, the applicant may not be subsequently eligible to commence their appointment until after the relevant qualifications and requirements are formally completed.


Successful applicants will be working in a motivated and highly rewarding position within a well-established senior team, supported through high quality supervision and training. There are opportunities for supervision, consultation, presentations and innovative research as part of the role. Successful applicants will be expected to provide admitting, consultative, procedural, outpatient and on-call services within the specialty as determined and required by the District.


This position may involve travel within the District.


Successful applicants may be offered a conjoint university appointment within the Faculty of Medicine at the relevant University attached to each facility. The level of academic appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and scholarship and will be held only during the tenure of the Western Sydney Local Health District appointment. No remuneration is attached to the University appointment. The appointee will be responsible to the University for academic matters and to the District for clinical matters


Conditions of appointment are in accordance with the Staff Specialists (State) Award.


Selection Criteria

Please outline how you satisfy the selection criteria listed below. In addressing the selection criteria, include any relevant skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience:


·       Possess or be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialists (State) Award. Must have Australian Citizenship or Permanent Australian Residency.

·       Sound clinical knowledge of Mental Health service provision demonstrated through clinical practice in an environment consistent with the requirements of the position.  Experience in inpatient and community mental health.

·       Demonstrated skills and attitudes appropriate for practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner including:

o  High level interpersonal and communication skills.

o  Demonstrated ability working within a multidisciplinary team.

o  Experience and involvement in quality assurance activities and evidence-based best practice.

o  Demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision.

·       Sound knowledge of principles of Recovery-based clinical practice and integrated Mental Health Care.

·       Past experience in Acute Adult and Community Mental Health is desirable.

·       Previous experience of working with co-morbid Drug & Alcohol with Mental Health and indigenous population is desirable.


Working With Children Check  


Applicants must provide evidence of a Working with Children Check issued by the Office of Communities Commission for Children and Young People. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission for Children and Young People website:


The Position Description can be located via e-credential, please refer to the link below.


To apply for this position, please complete an online application by clicking on the link below:




Applications must be received by 5pm before the advertised closing date.



Dr Sara Ghaly

02 9840 3019


Dr Venkat Ramakrishnan


If you are having any issues regarding your application via e-credential, please contact the Specialist Medical and Dental Recruitment Unit on (02) 8838 2094 or via e-mail:

Job ID: 73355203

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