As our understanding, treatment and the importance of mental health in today’s modern society is being recognised as a prevalent health issue, the demand for high calibre mental health doctors is enormous.

With significantly increased government and private funding being provided in both Australia and New Zealand towards the establishment of more specialist mental health hubs now and into the foreseeable future, the opportunities available for both permanent and locum Psychiatry jobs in Australia and New Zealand has never been so great.

Psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand follows an evidence based practice model with modern and progressive protocols and guidelines across a number of subspecialties.


  • Addiction

  • Child & Adolescent

  • Community

  • Consultant Liaison

  • Forensic

  • General Adult

  • Old Age

  • Psychotherapy

Public community Psychiatry services and non-government organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand provide general and subspecialised mental health care and disability support services to patients in community settings. These can include residential care as well as hospital-based services such as psychiatric outpatient services, day programs, mobile crisis treatment teams, and community mental health centres staffed by multidisciplinary teams and case managers.

Public hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient services across the breadth of Psychiatry subspecialties. Permanent and locum Psychiatry jobs in Australia and New Zealand exist at all seniority levels, and in a range of locations including both urban and regional.

IMR LocumBank are experts in the assessment and regulatory processes required for overseas trained Psychiatry doctors, including:

Register now for access to the latest permanent and locum Psychiatry jobs in Australia and New Zealand, or to consult with one of our Medical Recruitment Specialists.


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