Trainee Psychiatrists - 2021 Intake


Adelaide, SA

Posted 5/24/2020

  • Mental Health Services, Statewide 
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: - MDP-2 $95,302/$154,699 (pro rata)
  • Multiple full-time temporary positions from 1/2/21 up to 6/2/22

Post graduate training in psychiatry in South Australia is organised by the South Australian Psychiatry Training Committee under the direction of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists' Committee for Training. The training occurs over 5 years, and consists of 3 stages; stage 1 a minimum of 12 months in Adult General Psychiatry. Stage 2 a minimum of 24 months in a range of experiences such as, Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Consultation\Liaison Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychiatry and Addiction Disorders. In stage 3 the Trainee may choose to specialise in one of the above sub-specialty areas and training occurs over a minimum of 24 months.

An academic course covering all the important areas of psychiatry is provided. The formal training program is provided to all trainees for 3 hours per week during working hours. In addition, 4 hours of supervision per week is given to all trainees by experienced, qualified psychiatrists who have received training and accreditation in supervision. Lectures, seminars and tutorials are offered by over 80 specialists, covering a full range of psychiatric practice, including child and adolescent, family, adult, psychogeriatrics, forensic, substance abuse, rehabilitation, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, intensive care, post traumatic stress disorders, indigenous issues, consumer and carer perspectives and ethics.

To be eligible for training you require a MBBS or equivalent and full registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

 721699 Trainee psychiatrists - 2021 Intake.pdf

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