Position Details
Reference Number 53130
Position Title Consultant Psychiatrist, Early in Life Mental Health Services
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Mental Health
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • ELMHS provides a range of mental health services to pregnant mothers, infants, children, adolescents and their families within the Southern Region.
  • this model will support the provision of integrated mental health care for young people, guided by consistent, service-wide protocols and principles of care
  • Applicants must hold FRANZCP or equivalent, be registrable in Victoria

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children's Hospital.

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 900 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About ELMHS

ELMHS provides a range of mental health services to pregnant mothers, infants, children, adolescents and their families within the Southern Region.

The organisational and clinical model has been developed to provide mental health care that is flexible and responsive to the individual and developmental needs of the perinatal to adolescents populations and their families. As such, this model will support the provision of integrated mental health care for young people, guided by consistent, service-wide protocols and principles of care.

About the Role

 The Early in Life Mental Health Service of Monash Health's Mental Health Program is seeking a dynamic, experienced psychiatrist for 1.0 eft consultant psychiatrist position. This position is to cover various community  teams across ELMHS. The successful consultant psychiatrist would be working with a multidisciplinary team. The consultant psychiatrist position provides high-level psychiatric services within their approved scope of clinical practice as part of the Monash Health Mental Health Program at Monash Health. This is a senior Medical Position and carries with it the professional responsibilities of clinical leadership, teaching and training as well as administrative requirements. 

About you 

Applications should include an up to date Curriculum Vitae and the names of three professional referees. Applicants must hold FRANZCP or equivalent, be registrable in Victoria. A Certificate in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Mindful) or equivalent is desirable but not essential. 

What You Need 

  • Relevant Qualification – RANZCP Fellowship
  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses
  • Australian working rights 

What We Offer 

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Please feel free to contact us directly to explore your suitability for this position prior to submitting an application -

Enquiries to Dr Michael Gordon Unit Head - Child, Adolescent & Family Stream, ELMHS ph 95941300

Selection Criteria External applicants are required to complete a Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice application via the C.Gov online platform. Please access the online link to c.Gov via the document in the attachments section. Please declare that you have completed this application by selecting YES to confi

External applicants are required to complete Stat Dec and attach it to credentialing application. Please access the form via the document in the attachments section. Please declare that you have completed this application by selecting YES to confirm.
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
A/ Prof Michael Gordon Unit Head, ELMHS 9594 1300 michael.gordon@monashhealth.org
Prof David Clarke Program Medical Director 9792 7505
Advertising Closing 13/06/2022
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
Position Description Monash Health PD ELMHS Community April 22.pdf
CGov Application Link Application form link.pdf
Statutory Declaration Stat Dec.pdf
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