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Staff Specialist in Adult Integrated Psychiatry

Employer: Hunter New England Mental Health
Location: Newcastle, NSW
  Staff Specialist in Adult Integrated Psychiatry – Mental Health and Substance Use Service
Hunter New England Mental Health
Permanent Full Time 1.0FTE
We are seeking a dynamic Psychiatrist to provide an integrated (inpatient and community) role in the Mental Health and Substance Use Service (MHSUS).
Candidates must have a medical degree registerable in Australia and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialist’s State award.
About you
The ideal candidate will be looking for an opportunity to:
  • Focus on the enhancement of community services to focus on prevention of mental illness, prevention or relapse and recovery
  • Provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and supervision
  • Participate in quality activities, professional development and continuing education
About the position
The psychiatrist will join a multidisciplinary team in a busy integrated and rewarding adult mental health service. The successful candidate will, along with 2 other MHSUS Psychiatrists, be responsible for the management of a 22 bed inpatient unit at the Calvary Mater Hospital.
HNELHD is recognised as a leader and innovator in the healthcare industry. We recognise that working together in a values based organisation with a focus on “Excellence – Every Patient, Every Time” supports us in achieving improved outcomes for our employees and the community.
About the area
Newcastle is located two hours north of Sydney, NSW and is a modern city that also boasts a rich heritage and stunning coastline. The Hunter Valley region is home to over 680,000 people and is a major tourist destination in NSW with a range of activities on offer. There are excellent educational facilities, sporting, recreational and lifestyle options on offer – find out more at
Apply now:
Contact: Enquiries: Dr Brendan Flynn, Director of Medical Services, Hunter New England Mental Health
Ph: (02) 4033 5160 Email:
Applications: Jessica Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Workforce
Ph: (02) 6767 7063 Email:
Closing date: 24 January 2019
Reference no.: 157310

Date posted:

05 December 2018