First listed on: 07 March 2021

Staff Specialist - Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist (eCredential) 

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: $171 167 - $211 224
Hours Per Week: 32

Applications are via eCredential

Requisition ID: REQ211210

This position is for 0.8 FTE (4 days) a week temporary contract to 28.2.2022 and is based at CHW as well as provision of on-call to SCHN.

This position is required to provide Child and Adolescent Psychiatry specialist services to the Department of Psychological Medicine SCHN - Children’s Hospital Westmead (CHW) and Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick (SCH).
The position of Child &Adolescent Psychiatrist will ensure that;
  • Clinical Services are focused on delivering excellent clinical care to children and supporting their families.
  • Research and teaching is undertaken and focused on the area of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
The Department of Psychological Medicine has a number of clinical teams. The Psychiatrist may be required to work in any of the teams, according to service needs as determined by the Head of Department.

Please see Position Description for further information about this position.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.                                    

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

The preferred applicant may be considered for the award of a conjoint academic title (levels A to D) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney at a level commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience.  The award of the academic title will also confer membership upon the appointee of the University Department of Paediatrics and Child Health.  The academic title will be held for the  duration of The Children's Hospital at Westmead appointment.  No remuneration is attached to the University appointment.  The appointee will be responsible to the University for academic matters and to The Children's Hospital at Westmead for clinical matters.

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Applications Close: 14 March 2021


: NSW Health does not require or accept the 'fit2work badge' offered as an option in eCredential. Please do not apply or pay for a fit2work badge when applying for this position.

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