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Reference Number 11876
Position Title 2024 Metropolitan 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 2022
Salary $154,299.00 to $206,953.00
Position Summary



Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry

February 2024 Intake Metropolitan Psychiatry Training Program


Position Reference Number: 11876


Location: This intake is for the Western Australian Metropolitan Psychiatry Training Zone.


Salary:  AMA Year 1 – 7 $154,299 to $206,953 pa pro rata (inclusive of base salary, 11.0% superannuation and professional development allowance)


Job Description:  This Perth-based program is provided by Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry, Western Australia and 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 and adolescent, adult, older adult, community, and consultation-liaison psychiatry.


Essential Criteria for entry into the training program:


  1. General registration with AHPRA
  2. Permanent residency or citizenship.
  3. High level interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and consult effectively with people at all levels.
  4. Knowledge of the issues affecting Mental Health Services.
  5. Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  6. Commitment and eligibility to undertake psychiatry training.


Desirable Criteria:


  1. Current knowledge and commitment to Equal Opportunity in all aspects of employment and service delivery.
  2. Clinical competence and experience in both General Medicine and Psychological Medicine.
  3. Ability to use proficient problem solving techniques, coping strategies and ability to tolerate and deal effectively with stressful situations.
  4. Current C Class driver’s licence.


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 Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry on (08) 6159 6708 or email


Application Instructions:  Applicants must apply online via MedJobsWA website –


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:  1600 hours Thursday June 29, 2023.




Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry
Contact Number 8 6159 6708
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 29/06/2023
How to Apply Guide 2024 Intake_Application Guide.pdf
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2024 Intake_Why Psychiatry (300 words).docxOpen
2024 Intake_ Personal Declaration.docxOpen
2024 Intake_Proforma Curriculum Vitae.docxOpen
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