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Reference Number 11983
Position Title Consultant - Paediatric - General Surgery (Urology)
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Hospitals Perth Children's Hospital
Child and Adolescent Health Service
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2022
Salary $336,466.00 to $427,886.00
Position Summary

The closing date to submit applications for this vacancy has been extended to 24 November 2023


This is a 12-month Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time appointments for 6 months, with the possibility of extension at a reduced FTE.


Position Profile: The Child and Adolescent Health Service are seeking suitably experienced and dynamic General Surgeons with a specialty or interest in Urology to join our General Paediatric Surgery team at Perth Children's Hospital.


As part of a multidisciplinary team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing specialist surgical services to patients within the Department and a consultation service on request for other patients.
  • Promoting patient quality and safety and provides leadership, training, supervision and education, where relevant, for doctors in training and other health workers in collaboration with other Consultants and the Clinical Director/Head of Department.


The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) is proud to be the leading service provider for paediatric healthcare in Western Australia, as the State’s only dedicated health service for infants, children and young people. CAHS is made up four service areas: Neonatology, Community Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), and Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH). Consisting of over 5,500 employees, our services are delivered at PCH and King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), as well as across a network of more than 160 community clinics across the metropolitan area.

For further information about the benefits of working for CAHS and our services please click here.


WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.  


WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. In addition, we are committed to growing our Aboriginal workforce as part of WA Health Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.


This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 31 December 2024.


Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Dr Colin Kikiros on 08 6456 2222.


Application Instructions: Applicants MUST apply online via MedJobsWA - Reference Number 11983.


(Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants).


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact:

Your ability to meet the work related requirements will be assessed throughout the recruitment process. For your written application please provide the following:

  • a statement in no more than 2-3 pages addressing the selection criteria.
  • a current resume which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.


These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.


Child and Adolescent Health Service will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details. We will not accept unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment agencies and/or search firms and we will not pay fees to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to advertising a vacancy.


CAHS values: To achieve our vision of healthy kids, healthy communities, CAHS is committed to providing a workplace culture that is driven and shaped by our values of Compassion, Collaboration, Equity, Respect, Excellence and Accountability. During the selection process you may be assessed on your ability to fulfil the responsibilities of this position in accordance with the values. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the person named in this advert.


Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm on the closing date will not be accepted. 



Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person WA Health
Contact Number
Closing Date CLOSED: 24/11/2023
JDF Consultant - Paediatric - General Surgery 00012758 - Aug 2023.pdf
How to Apply Guide Medjobs Application Guide - Pool 2019.pdf
Other attachments
WWC Applicant Advice 2017b.PDFOpen
About CAHS - v2023-01.pdfOpen
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