Locum Clinical Director Adult Mental Health

Job details

Location: ACT
Salary: $2500 per day
Reference: Ad-2213
Posted: 12 days ago

Job description

Charterhouse Medical require a Locum Clinical Director to join an Adult Mental Health Service based in ACT.

The role requires providing Clinical  leadership and decision making for the adult mental Health Service and you will be reporting to the Chief Psychiatrist  

There are five adult community mental health teams that are located throughout Canberra in the major town centres of Belconnen, City, Gungahlin, Woden and Tuggeranong. These multidisciplinary teams include doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. They provide services for people experiencing mental health issues, including:

  • mental health assessment
  • mental health treatment
  • clinical management
  • crisis management
  • family support
  • referral pathways.  

The Mental Health Short Say Unit (MHSSU) provides a safe environment if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. Admissions are for a maximum of 48 hours and may be voluntary or involuntary.

The MHSSU contains six beds and is located adjacent to the emergency department.

This role also offers opportunity to become permenant after locum tenure which gives you and the service a trial period to see if the role is suitable on a permanent basis.

Please get in touch on 0296412472  or email me directly at