Locum Forensic Psychiatrist – 1.0FTE. April 8th for 3 months Initially

Job details

Location: ACT
Salary: $2000pd to $2100pd
Reference: Ad-1854
Posted: 2 months ago

Job description

Our client based in ACT is seeking a locum Psychiatrist to join the Forensic Mental Health Service on a temporary basis for 3 to 6  months initially. There is opportunity to become permanent should the role suit the selected candidate.  

You will be working within the specialist Forensic Mental Health assessment and treatment for people who have a history of, are currently involved with, or are at high risk of becoming involved with, the criminal justice system. FMHS provides mental health care across the lifespan and across a range of settings, including a centralised community health facility, youth and adult custodial facilities, off campus community outreach and court settings.
FMHS is one united service with four distinguishable yet integrated service components as follows:
• FMHS Community Outreach Service (FCOS)
• FMHS Court Assessment and Liaison (FCAL)

The (DMHU) is a secure mental health facility that opened in November 2016. DMHU provides 24-hour, contemporary, evidence-based clinical mental health care for people who require secure inpatient treatment. DMHU provides a therapeutic and recovery-based approach, focused on individually tailored treatment programs to maximise mental health care outcomes for patients. The service aims to provide care and key services collaboratively involving the person and their carers. The DMHU offers 10 acute beds and 15 rehabilitation beds.

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