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Prevocational Psychiatry Registrar

St Vincent's Hospital

JR116905 – Prevocational Registrar

  • Fitzroy location
  • Work for one of Australia’s leading hospital groups
  • Full time fixed term February 2022 – February 2023

About the Company

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 7,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department

St Vincent’s is proud of its International reputation for delivery of Mental Health Services and the use of the ‘Strengths Model’ and its principles and includes a 44 bed adult acute inpatient , Continuing Care Teams; a Crisis Assessment Team, a PARC and Community Care Unit as well as state-wide services and support services.

About the Role

Applications are invited for two prevocational registrar positions at St Vincent’s Mental Health.

These positions provide cover to our night registrar roster and, as such, registrars get to experience different parts of our service.

These are full-time positions but are not accredited by the VPTC. They are suitable for candidates who have had at least six months of previous experience in psychiatry who are looking to experience psychiatric practice in a wide range of settings prior to committing to the training program

Experiences available include: general adult inpatient and community psychiatry, consultation-liaison, psycho-oncology, psychogeriatrics, dual diagnosis, perinatal psychiatry and psychiatry of trauma. For further information please refer to the SVMH Psychiatry Training Program attachment.

There is an extensive academic and educational program available at St Vincent’s Mental Health. St Vincent’s has a particular commitment to providing a comprehensive training program which includes quality experience in psychotherapy (supported by our Head of Psychotherapy Training), access to research opportunities, and an active examination preparation program. Cover registrars are supported by individual supervision provided by RANZCP accredited supervisors.

The classification for this position will be HM25 – HM30 ($119,542.80 - $164,538.40pa).


  • Assess, formulate and develop treatment plan for patients admitted to the inpatient unit or community under the supervision of the consultant psychiatrist.
  • Liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary team on the delivery of the treatment plan.
  • Respect the leadership role and the varied other roles and responsibilities with a team.
  • Work effectively with others to minimise and resolve conflict.
  • Engage in work which is recovery oriented, focused on maximizing decision making capacity and social participation.

Application - Please click 'Apply Now' and visit the Workday page for more information.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

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St Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR116905
Sub Classification Specialist Physicians
Job Type Contract/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 28-01-2022

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