Medical Co-Director / Consultant Psychiatrist

Location: WA​
Discipline: Psychiatry
Job type: Permanent
Salary: AU$306690 - AU$398110 per annum + + generous allowances & benefits
Contact name: KIRAN SURI

Job ref: P0000000043_1720441922
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: ASAP


This position offers a fixed-term appointment for up to 5 years with the possibility of extension(s). The Medical Co-Director (State Forensics) is responsible for leading, governing, strategic planning, and operational management of the clinical stream within the State Forensic Mental Health Services (SFMHS). In partnership with the MHPHDS Executive team, you will ensure the provision of safe, high-quality, and efficient patient care.

As a Consultant Psychiatrist within the State Forensic Mental Health Service, you will handle psychiatric and medical assessments and treatments, provide clinical leadership, and coordinate a multi-disciplinary team delivering evidence-based best practices.


  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Diverse and Inclusive Culture
  • Smoke-Free Environment
  • Flexible Leave Arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Paid Study Leave
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Continuous Learning
  • Professional and Location-Based Allowances
  • Applicants from interstate or overseas may be eligible for generous relocation incentives under WA Health's BELONG initiative.


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.