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Position Details
Reference Number 66339
Position Title Basic Trainee
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 01/05/2013)
Entity South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Various Locations
Award Classification Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award - Registrar
Salary $1,606.90 - $2,015.10
Number of FTE 3.00
Purpose of Position


To provide effective Mental Health services to patients under supervision, while developing expertise in medical practice, in a complex clinical environment.


Considering a sea change? Interested in pursuing or completing a career in Psychiatry? The South Eastern Sydney psychiatry training network in Australia is looking for trainees interested in short and long term positions. The network includes Sydney city and the coastal areas to Wollongong and beyond.  This is an exciting opportunity and includes some of the city’s finest hospitals and academic units. Speciality psychiatry training is available in teams working with the intellectually disabled, families, peri-natal mothers and babies, neuropsychiatry, mood disorders, the homeless, a purpose built forensic hospital, psychogeriatrics, and HIV. All terms are accredited for RANZCP training. For those looking at long term positions there is an excellent programme of support for those completing the College examinations.

We aim to equip you with advanced clinical skills and actively support your examination success. For further information or application details please contact Dr Andrew Pethebridge at andrew.pethebridge@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria Currently registered or eligible for medical registration (AHPRA) in New South Wales

MBBS or equivalent and completion of at least one year, preferably two postgraduate medical years.

Demonstrated commitment to the Psychiatry training program.

Working towards completion of Psychiatry College examinations.

Demonstrates ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills and judgment and expertise.

Demonstrates teamwork, time management and problem solving skills as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated excellent communications skills (verbal and written) and computer skills.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Sarah Aquilina
Contact Number 91132299
Contact Email sarah.aquilina@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 01/04/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view