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Position Details
Reference Number 431577
Position Title Staff Specialist Adult Integrated St George Mental Health
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location St. George
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award / Staff Specialist
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

'The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it’.


The Staff Specialist will join other psychiatrists in the provision of services to St George residents. The appointee will have FRANZCP or equivalent, or to be near achieving this. The successful appointee with be expected to participate in an afterhours consultant on call roster.


The successful appointee will have the opportunity to teach undergraduates as well as post graduate medical students. The successful appointee will also be encouraged to develop innovative service delivery model and participate in research projects on special areas of interest.


The position will be located at St George Hospital, but may be varied as agreed with the Service Director and Clinical Director and as approved by the medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee (MDAAC) to other facilities in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD).



This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2018_009. Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of the application documentation, and be certified as compliant before employment can commence.


Please complete your application via eRecruit together with a completed Medical Practice History Declaration available at the following link http://www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Employment/docs/MedicalPracticeHistory.doc and email your applications to SESLHD-SMOServices@health.nsw.gov.au


South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce.  As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

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.

Selection Criteria 1. Registration or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)

2. Fellowship of the Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (FRANZCP) or expected to gain fellowship within four months

3. Evidence of continuing medical education and self-monitoring/audit practices consistent with the scope of practice requirements of the position

4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with experience in teaching both undergraduate students and other staff of the hospital

5. Demonstrate the skills and attitudes appropriates as a senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff

6. Proven capacity and/or experience in the provision of effective high quality Inpatient and Community Psychiatry services, demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position including evidence of participation in quality improvement activities relevant to the Psychiatry

7. Knowledge of key current in mental health at a national, state and district level and the statutory requirements of the Mental Health Act.

8. Current NSW Class C driver’s licence
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 Kevin Clarke
Contact Number 0423606407
Closing Date 04/12/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view