Consultant Psychiatrist

Location: WA​
Discipline: Psychiatry
Job type: Permanent
Salary: AU$193532 - AU$284954 per annum + + generous allowances & benefits
Contact name: KIRAN SURI

Job ref: P0000000041_1720441288
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: ASAP


Prison psychiatrists work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide mental health assessment and care to a particularly vulnerable group of patients in a uniquely complex environment. This position will be based at a metropolitan prison but may include providing care via video-conferencing and/or visiting regional prisons across Western Australia. The psychiatrist, working with the MHAOD team, primary care, and custodial staff, undertakes psychiatric diagnostic assessment, plans treatment, and oversees care delivery for patients with mental illness and complex alcohol and drug problems.


  • Career Pathway Opportunities: Enhance your career with various progression opportunities within the Department of Justice.
  • Learning and Development: Participate in development programs to grow your skills and knowledge.


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.