NORTHERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT
Trainee in Psychiatry
Psychiatry Training Network B
Temporary Full time / Part time
Network B is a comprehensive Training Network which offers all mandatory training on a rotational basis within the Network. Network B covers four Local Health Districts: Northern Sydney, Central Coast, Western and Far Western, and also includes placements at Justice Health. Doctors are required to rotate through terms / hospitals in the Network including rural placements. Terms will be decided by the Network by an established procedure recognising trainee preferences.
The Network provides all the mandatory terms as well as a variety of experiences in adult psychiatry in hospital, community and private practice settings, Consultation Liaison psychiatry, Child and Adolescent and Old Age psychiatry, Addiction, Rehabilitation, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Indigenous Mental Health, and Forensic Psychiatry.
Current registration, general registration, eligibility for general registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or International Medical Graduates who are eligible for registration with AHPRA via the competent authority pathway; MBBS or equivalent; Completion of at least two postgraduate years; Current NSW Drivers Licence.
Training: College trainees will be required to satisfactorily complete all College training requirements including participation in NSW Institute of Psychiatry Postgraduate Course in Psychiatry and to progress through College training and Examinations in a timely manner. All trainees are expected to attend and participate in Network Postgraduate Psychiatry Education Sessions at the facility to which they are attached.
This position is suitable for:
Doctors who wish to apply for accredited psychiatry training posts who have not yet registered with the RANZCP; Doctors who currently are in RANZCP accredited psychiatry training programs; International medical Graduates who are eligible for full registration with AHPRA.
The main purpose of the position is to provide effective specialist psychiatric health service to patients, whilst undertaking learning and professional development activities with the aim of progressing to become a Fellow of the RANZCP.
Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Public Hospital Medical Officers Award, Medical Officers – Employment Arrangements in the NSW Public Health System.
For enquiries about the position please contact Anne-Maree Driver on 61 2 88775154 or annemaree.driver@.health.nsw.gov.au
You must apply at https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ on the NSW Health website
This position is Temporary Full Time/Part Time and is classified as a Registrar.
Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
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Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.
Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Occupational Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities to apply.
Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct.
Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. If you are successful for a position designated as child-related employment you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#
An eligibility list may be created for this position. If you are placed on the eligibility list, you may be deemed eligible for similar roles in the future. Your details may be passed to other managers for consideration. If you are selected for interview and do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor for this position.