Working in Private Psychiatry:  Join a Hospital Leader & Advance Your Private Healthcare Career Today

Working in Private Psychiatry: Join a Hospital Leader & Advance Your Private Healthcare Career Today

 This blog is written by Aurora Health, sponsors of the 2022 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference.

Considering a move to work in private mental health? Our Australian portfolio comprises 16 private hospitals and community services in Australia’s major cities and key regional areas. We are the nation’s leading provider of mental health services, with 1,000 beds across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia - and soon in the ACT.

Aurora Healthcare proudly provides mental health treatment and services across the age spectrum, including adolescents, adult and older persons. Collectively, we target a broad range of specific diagnostic areas, making us the expert and leader in mental health; our expertise across sub-specialties includes depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, addictions, perinatal and eating disorders.

We are now recruiting for nurses, registrars and suitably qualified psychiatrists to join our dynamic hospital teams.

  • Queensland – Mackay, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Gold Coast
  • New South Wales – Sydney, Wollongong and Greater Newcastle
  • Victoria – Melbourne and Greater Dandenong
  • Western Australia – Perth

Our multidisciplinary hospital teams are staffed with highly skilled mental health specialists, nurses, and allied health professionals and continue to attract best-in-class mental health specialists wanting to join a team focused on sustainable outcomes and patient care.


We sat down with Dr Tanveer Ahmed, consultant psychiatrist at Aurora Healthcare’s The Hills Clinic to learn more about his experience working in private practice and the benefits of co-locating within a hospital setting.

“For me it’s been a fantastic place to have both a private practice as well as treat inpatients from a whole variety of conditions,” said Dr Ahmed.

“All the key elements to expand your private practice, or begin a new one, are at The Hills Clinic."

Working at Aurora Healthcare

Benefits includes:

  • Network of 300 psychiatrists with extensive senior clinical supervision and peer collaboration
  • Attractive consultant arrangements in private practice and inpatient settings
  • Access to an extensive referral pool
  • Ability to choose your patient mix and treatment
  • Leadership and innovation in mental health service delivery
  • Opportunity to participate in research projects, pilots and innovative models of care

You will require current AHPRA registration, fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and a commitment to professional development needs in accordance with college requirements.

Contact us today for a confidential discussion or visit our careers page for more information

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