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Psychiatry

  • Douglas, Queensland AU
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 28 Jun 2024
This is a 580-bed public tertiary referral hospital located in a city on the north-eastern coast, 350 km south of Cairns. Location Information The nearest airport is 4.5 km away which is serviced by daily, hour long flights from Cairns and 2 hour long flights from Brisbane. This is a major gat...

Specialist Consultant

Psychiatry

  • New Town, Tasmania AU
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • 03 Jun 2024 ~ 02 Aug 2024
Australia Are you a doctor looking for a new challenge? We are looking for a passionate and experienced doctor to join our team at a public hospital in Australia. Our hospital is dedicated to providing the highest quality of mental health care to our patients. We are committed to providing a safe...

Specialist Consultant

Psychiatry

  • Douglas, Queensland AU
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 21 Jun 2024
This is a 580-bed public tertiary referral hospital located in a city on the north-eastern coast, 350 km south of Cairns. Location Information The nearest airport is 4.5 km away which is serviced by daily, hour long flights from Cairns and 2 hour long flights from Brisbane. This is a major gat...

Specialist Consultant

Psychiatry

  • Douglas, Queensland AU
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 02 Aug 2024
This is a 580-bed public tertiary referral hospital located in a city on the north-eastern coast, 350 km south of Cairns. Location Information The nearest airport is 4.5 km away which is serviced by daily, hour long flights from Cairns and 2 hour long flights from Brisbane. This is a major gat...
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What I love about my role: It’s a fulfilling, fast-paced role. I enjoy building strong relationships, and the feeling that you’re making a real difference.

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What I love about my role: Working with such a positive team. I love building great connections with both doctors and hospitals.

We have locum and permanent Psychiatry jobs across a range of subspecialties including:
  • Consultation-Liaison
  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Child
  • Adolescent & Youth
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Perinatal & Infant Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychogeriatric
  • Indigenous Mental Health
  • Rehabilitation Psychiatry
  • Drug & Alcohol/Addiction
  • Intellectual Disability.
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The Psychiatry job market in Australia and New Zealand

Demand for Psychiatrists in Australia and New Zealand. In Australia, the AMA dubs it a critical shortage while New Zealand’s growing and ageing population is resulting in an increased demand for mental health treatment.

The average annual salary for an Australian Psychiatrist typically falls within the range of AUD $150,000 to AUD $300,000. Locum Psychiatrists earn up to AUD $3,500 a day.

In general, a Psychiatrist in New Zealand can expect to earn anywhere between NZD $150,000 to NZD $250,000 annually. Locum Psychiatrists earn up to NZD $2,000 a day.

However, it is important to note that both these salary scales depend on various factors, such as years of experience, geographical location, and the type of healthcare facility you work in.