Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network

Employment Type:  Visiting Medical Officer
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Off
Requisition ID: REQ255523

Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic applicant to join our professional team in an expanding and dynamic service. Challenge yourself; why not consider working within our unique health care environment.

What you’ll be doing

This position provides specialist assessment and ongoing care of young people with acute and chronic primary care and adolescent health issues at the Orana Youth Justice Centre.



Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

See what our past employee’s say about why you should join the Network


  1. Eligible for or current registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) or the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Paediatric Division) or other recognised specialty as provided for in the State Award.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge, skills and clinical experience in the management of adolescents and young people with complex acute and chronic primary health issues.
  3. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. This includes demonstrated ability to build a strong and positive work culture within a team.
  4. Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills including computer literacy and ability to use all standard applications required by NSW Ministry of Health.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Leigh Haysom on Leigh.Haysom@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 21 September 2021