Epworth Clinic is looking for qualified consultant psychiatrists to join our not-for-profit, private mental health service located in Melbourne’s inner eastern suburb of Camberwell.

Our team works in collaboration with patients and their carers to treat a wide range of mental health presentations. Epworth Clinic patients are admitted voluntarily to our inpatient therapeutic services and outpatient day programs.  

We provide a recovery-oriented multi-disciplinary approach to care with the aim of empowering patients to live a healthy, active and fulfilling life in the community.

Work at Epworth Clinic – hear from our psychiatrists

About you  

You are:

  • an experienced consultant psychiatrist looking to grow your practice, or
  • a newly-qualified psychiatrist who would appreciate the mentoring and support Epworth Clinic provides. 

As an Epworth Clinic psychiatrist, you will work across the inpatient unit and the consulting suite, treating a diversity of general adult mental health conditions. You will work closely with our interdisciplinary team of nurses, allied health clinicians and patients to achieve recovery-focused outcomes.  

VMO appointments and a small number of part-time salaried positions are available.  

You need to have relevant qualifications including:

  • a Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and
  • specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). 

What we offer 

Opportunities to grow

  • Support to develop an outpatient consulting practice including the use of tailored marketing material and business coaching. 
  • Opportunities to explore innovative ideas and areas of clinical interest, including support for the development of subspecialist programs.
  • A unique range of research, innovation and study grants available through the Epworth Medical Foundation who provide more than $3 million in funding every year.
  • Opportunities to join the medical leadership team and actively contribute to the strategic development and growth of the mental health service.
  • Free on-site parking and, for salaried doctors, the highest salary packaging amount available to healthcare workers ($15,900 per year). 

Comprehensive care for your patients

  • On site consultant physicians specialising in geriatrics, cardiology, respiratory medicine, pain and addiction services. 
  • Collocated programs including for functional neurological disorders, sleep studies and rehabilitation. 
  • An accessible allied health private practice service. 
  • A stable, highly-skilled nursing and allied health workforce with a mental health nurse practitioner on staff.

Modern and comfortable facilities to enhance care

  • Modern private consulting rooms.
  • Inpatient facilities across two renovated wards.
  • Spacious group and therapy rooms. 
  • An ECT suite and TMS facilities. 
  • Co-located with rehabilitation services which allows the utilisation of modern, therapeutic gym spaces to deliver individualised exercise programs with the support of a mental health trained exercise physiologist.

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