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Reference Number 10967
Position Title 2022 Psychiatry Training Program Intake
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Hospitals Graylands Hospital and others
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $145,609.00 to $196,038.00
Position Summary



Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry

2022 Intake Psychiatry Training Program for

Perth-based (metro area) posts


Position Reference Number:  10967


Salary:    AMA Year 1 – 7  $145,609 to $196,038 pa pro rata

(inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance)



This Intake is for Perth-based posts generally in the metropolitan area of Western Australia.


Job Description:  The program provided by Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry, Western Australia is overseen by the Branch Training Committee, Western Australia in accordance with the requirements for obtaining Fellowship of the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.  The training program provides clinical and formal supervised training experiences in child & adolescent, adult, older adult, community and consultation liaison psychiatry. 


Essential Criteria for entry into the training program:

  • One-year equivalent full time Medical Officer experience.  (PGY1)
  • Eligibility for full registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency).
  • The ability to satisfy the Selection Panel of suitable academic record and employment history.
  • Good interpersonal skills and high level communication skills.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Clinical competence in both General Medicine and Psychological Medicine.
  • Ability to use proficient problem solving techniques, coping strategies and ability to tolerate and deal effectively with stressful situations.
  • “C” Class Driver’s Licence.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Applicants are not required to prepare a separate statement addressing how they meet the selection criteria.


Referees:  It is preferable for Referees to include current supervisors or managers.


For further job related information:  Please contact the Postgraduate Training Psychiatry Program on (08) 6159 6708 or email


Application Instructions:  Applicants must apply online via: 



WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service.  We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service.  WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.


Other Conditions: 

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.


These positions are subject to a Working with Children (WWC) Check.  For further information please refer to the WWC website at:



If applicants encounter any technical issues whilst applying online, please email:


Closing Date:  The closing date has been extended to Friday 23 July 2021 at 4.00pm AWST



Contact Person Postgraduate Training Psychiatry Programme
Contact Number 8 6159 6708
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 23/07/2021
How to Apply Guide 01 - 2022 Intake_Application Guide (Perth-based).doc
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02 - Intake_Why Psychiatry (300 words).docxOpen
03 - Intake_ Personal Declaration.docxOpen
04 - 2022 Intake_Proforma Curriculum Vitae (Perth-based).docxOpen
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