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Psychiatry

Barwon Health’s Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Service (MHDAS) is a forward-looking unit with a vision to be at the leading edge of psychiatric treatment.

Our service's commitment to being a leader in driving the establishment of a unified MHDAS system within the Barwon region, ensures our psychiatric medical workforce are provided with ongoing opportunities for career development and specialisations for skill growth.

About us

Our department supports a wide range of psychiatric services including general adult, child & adolescent, old age, consultation-liaison, rural, eating disorders, substance misuse disorders, perinatal and research psychiatry.

We have a strong commitment to excellence in clinical education and research activities (the IMPACT and CHIME units) and a dedicated focus on preparing senior trainees for consultant practice.

Psychiatry Training

As Victoria's largest regional health service, we offer the highest-quality psychiatry training available in Australia and New Zealand. Our trainees are immersed in a positive and engaged culture where they are challenged and supported to become exceptional psychiatrists. We provide an extensive variety of core and non-coreRANZCP training rotations, all of which are supervised by accredited RANZCP Consultant Psychiatrist Supervisors.

Psychiatric Registrar Training Program

Consultant Psychiatrist

Our service provides opportunities suitable for recently graduated or experienced psychiatrists across our general acute and community services as well as in our specialist programs. Our consultants have the opportunity to lead multidisciplinary teams in our central and local clinical support structures and be involved in a broad range of clinical, management and training opportunities, as well as research or other areas of interest.

Last Modified: Wednesday, 04 May 2022

Contact us

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Internship Program 
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HMO2 and HMO3+ positions
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Are you an international psychiatrist?

You can contact our Recruitment team anytime to discuss working with us and our relocation assistance.

All eligible international applicants will receive $13,000AUD for relocation expenses.

You can contact our Recruitment team anytime to discuss working with us and our relocation assistance.

Call or text: +61 0431 472 820

Email: [email protected]

To submit your expression of interest, click the International Applications box below.

Psychiatrist Vacancies

Consultant Psychiatrist