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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 18166
Position Title Staff Specialist - Psychiatry (Homeless Health and Community Mental Health Rehabilitation)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity St Vincent's Health Network
Geographical Location Darlinghurst
Award Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award - Staff Specialist
Salary $66,596.00 - $82,183.00
Hours per Week 16
Number of FTE 0.40
Purpose of Position

Position Summary:


A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Psychiatry Staff Specialist with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our Homeless Health Service & Community Mental Health Rehabilitation Service. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care to vulnerable inner city populations. This position provides psychiatric clinical leadership and supervision for the team, working in a community based setting. The team provides holistic mental and physical health care services assessment and treatment services to the homeless population of the inner city. The team consists of specialist mental health clinicians, general community health clinicians and works in partnership with other social welfare providers. The position is supported by a full-time psychiatry registrar and is also linked with the SVH community mental health team.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check


The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.


About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.


St Vincent's Health Network Sydney has an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) approved salary packaging scheme in place to increase the take home pay of staff. For information about the scheme go to https://www.smartsalary.com.au/


Application Instructions:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.


Applications for this role must be made online via our eCredentialing System which is available at the following link: https://st-vincents-cgov-thcr4ka9.patientsafety.com/webframe/modules/mod_meldingen/FormController.php?form_id=31


An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application.


Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.


**Please note the advert closes on 30 September 2018 11:59 pm despite the below date stating 1 October 2018**

Selection Criteria Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia.

Possess, or be eligible to possess, specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia and obtain a provider number from Medicare to practice

Possess Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialist’s State Award

Demonstrated knowledge, skills and high standards of clinical practice in Mental Health commensurate to experience which is appropriate to the requirements of the position

Demonstrated experience in the psychiatric support of clients from marginalised populations, with a preference to experience with clients experiencing chronic homelessness

Demonstrated commitment to teaching at speciality registrar, junior medical officer and undergraduate levels

Demonstrated management ability in clinical service planning and the provision of a client focused, comprehensive, high quality and cost effective clinical service with knowledge and commitment to the implementation of best practice and clinical service innovation

Demonstrated ability to provide high quality compassionate medical care as evidenced by recent practice experience in working congenially and collaboratively as both a leader and member of a multidisciplinary team, and as a provider of services that engender high levels of patient satisfaction and experience
Contact Person Dr Nicholas Babidge
Contact Number 8382 1530
Contact Email nicholas.babidge@svha.org.au
Alternate Contact Person
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 01/10/2018
Additional Information (URL) https://svha.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SVHA_Sydney_Public/job/Darlinghurst-Sydney/Staff-Specialist---Psychiatry--Homeless-Health---Community-Mental-Health-Rehabilitation-_JR104727-1

Supporting Documents
Position Description 104727 - Job Description and Job Demands.pdf
Application Guide