Clinical Director: Mental Health Services

Mildura & Murray
Healthcare & Medical
Full time
Posted 10d ago

Mildura Base Public Hospital is a leading healthcare provider in the North West of Victoria, known for its high level of professionalism, quality care and community engagement. Mental Health Services offers a range of inpatient and community-based services for people with mental illness in the Northern Mallee Region.  We promote and provide a work environment that embraces professional development and supports staff to maximize growth through internal and external education. 

About the Role:

The Clinical Director: Mental Health Services is a combined leadership, clinical and administrative role which will drive performance through outstanding people leadership, instilling a high-performance culture throughout the facility to ensure employees are engaged and clients receive the highest quality psychiatric services. 

This excellent opportunity offers the flexibly of either full time or part time work to suit your lifestyle. We can also support you to join an existing private practice group locally.

The role oversees a comprehensive medical team of 6 Psychiatrists including Adult, Aged and Child and Youth Psychiatrists and 6 Psychiatric Registrars at various stages of training.  The role will work closely with the Hospital Executive to develop and achieve strategic initiatives and ensure the provision of quality, safe and sustainable health services.

About You:

Applicants will have demonstrated clinical leadership experience within a public mental health service. Applicants will also have a high level of clinical skills in psychiatry and demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team in a wide range of settings, including rural settings.

Specialist qualifications in Psychiatry (FRANZCP) and registration with AHPRA are essential. 

Applicants must meet the necessary selection criteria outlined in the position description.

What we can offer you:

  • Generous relocation assistance
  • Attractive rates of remuneration 
  • Access to Salary Packaging and novated leasing
  • Staff Wellbeing Program and Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A supportive and innovative team environment

Located on the Murray River and bordering NSW, Mildura provides a cultural and lifestyle experience few rural and metropolitan cities can offer. The fantastic restaurants serving the bountiful local produce and wine make Mildura a popular tourist destination. 

How to Apply:

All applications must be lodged online by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button.

For a copy of the position description and/or further information on the hospital, please visit our website:

Please direct enquiries for this position to: 

David Kirby

Executive Director: Mental Health Services

P: (03) 5022 3500



Applications close: 9.00am Monday 25 October 2021

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

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