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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22359
Position Title Inpatient and Community Adult Consultant Psychiatrists
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Frankston Hospital
Advertisement text Peninsula Health Mental Health Service is expanding in 2017 and we are pleased to welcome applications from dynamic Inpatient and Community Adult Consultant Psychiatrists.

• Expanding Mental Health Service - new positions available
• Flexibility with full time and part time roles
• Modern updated facilities
• Supportive leadership culture
• Professional development opportunities
• Attractive remuneration packages (including opportunities for private practice)

Position Summary
Peninsula Health Mental Health Target Zero Restrictive Interventions. We are proud to have the lowest rate of seclusion and restraint in the Victorian Public Mental Health System.

With a focus on service improvement and person-centred care, our Mental Health Service aims to further strengthen our responsiveness and support to members of our community experiencing significant mental illness. We are based on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

The new positions will be embedded in an established adult service with IP, PARCS, PAPU and Community Mental Health services that aim to provide the best mental health service we can to our community. We have a strong commitment to teaching, registrar training and research.

We welcome applications from Psychiatrists wanting to join us at this exciting time of growth and contribute to leading the best services into the future.

Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

Peninsula Health welcomes and embraces diversity - we are proud to be the first complete Health Service in Australia to achieve Rainbow Tick accreditation.

If you would like to find out more about the positions available and benefits of working in Peninsula Health Mental Health services or are interested in a confidential discussion, please contact A/Professor Richard Newton on (03) 9784 7103.

Selection Criteria Essential: Medical Practitioner Registered in Australia is essential. Fellowship of The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists is essential. Do you have qualifications and experience in Adult Psychiatry? - Desirable.
Contact Person Gina Fisher
Contact Number 0397847103
Alternate Contact Person A/Professor Richard Newton
Alternate Contact Number 0397847103
Closing Date 26/11/2017
Position Description Position Description- SMS Psychiatrist 011215.pdf