Consultant : Addiction Medicine

Location: WA​
Discipline: Psychiatry
Job type: Permanent
Salary: AU$336466 - AU$427886 per annum + + generous allowances & benefits
Contact name: KIRAN SURI

Job ref: P0000000038_1720439372
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: ASAP


The role is seeking Addiction Medicine Consultants, psychiatrists with qualifications in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatrists with qualifications in addiction medicine, or advanced trainees in addiction medicine. These positions will contribute to developing the new Addiction Prevention and Treatment Service, the first integrated addiction and mental health service in a public hospital in Western Australia. Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead multidisciplinary teams to provide specialist medical services to patients.
  • Promote patient safety and quality of care.
  • Provide leadership, orientation, training, supervision, and education for doctors in training and other health workers.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Department and other Consultants to achieve national, state, and South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) performance standards and targets.


  • Competitive Salary: MP Year 1-9 $336,466 - $427,886 p.a. pro rata or $644.98 - $820.23 per session.
  • Generous Leave Entitlements: Access to generous salary packaging arrangements, professional development opportunities, study leave/assistance, flexible working arrangements, and flexible leave arrangements.
  • Relocation Costs: Up to $60,000 in relocation costs for eligible interstate applicants to cover flight and relocation expenses.


With over 20 years of combined experience in doctor recruitment across the UK and Australia, we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every placement. Our approach is built on transparency and openness, ensuring that we are with you every step of the way on our journey together. As specialists in the mental health industry, we are dedicated to elevating the standards of specialist health care recruitment, delivering exceptional service and care to both clients and candidates.


Successful candidates will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZAP)
  • Registered medical practitioner with specialist AHPRA registration
  • Australian Working Rights

For a confidential discussion about this position and/ or to receive a detailed information pack regarding this opportunity please contact Kiran.