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Consultant - Psychiatrist

Employer: Perth Children's Hospital
Location: Nedlands, W.A.
  MP Year 1-9 $352.424 - $449,614 p.a. or $675.57 - $861.88 per session (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and applicable allowances).

Sessional, Fixed Term - Full Time  
This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time and Sessional appointments, with the possibility
of extension(s).
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles. 

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of  ethical behaviour.
This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 01/06/2020.

Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint suitably experienced and enthusiastic people to the position of Consultant – Psychiatrist. This position is responsible for psychiatric assessment, treatment and management of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorder, their families and carers.
Area Profile: Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is a new purpose built 298 bed specialist paediatric hospital and trauma centre providing outstanding inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory medical care to children and adolescents up to 16 years of age. Located on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre site in Nedlands, Perth, the hospital became fully operational in June 2018 and features world class facilities specifically designed around the needs of children, adolescents, families and carers of Western Australia.
With state of the art technology PCH offers an extensive range of specialist paediatric medical and surgical services supported by our 2,500 strong workforce of doctors, nurses, allied health and health science, diagnostics and medical imaging technologists, support services and research and training areas. PCH is the only dedicated tertiary paediatric hospital in Western Australia and operates under the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) providing services throughout the community within Perth metropolitan area; specialized state wide services; as well as providing support to other hospitals and health services across the state.
For further information about CAHS and its’ services please click here and read the attachment About CAHS.
Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements): 
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances
  • For information on superannuation go to:
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Dr Vineet Padmanabhan on 08 6389 5800 or via email
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 367 894 (and select Option 2) for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online ( Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 


Contact: To apply for this vacancy now, please click here. (or apply online at
Closing date: 6 February 2019
Reference no.: 00013389

Date posted:

09 January 2019