Developmental Paediatrician (Visa Sponsorship Available)

Fremantle & Inner Southern Suburbs, WA


$200,000 - $350 000


Developmental Paediatrician (Visa Sponsorship Available)


Our client is a well-established private practice based in Perth, Western Australia, providing therapy and support services to children.  We seek to appoint a Developmental Paediatrician who will be responsible for investigating, diagnosing and treating a diverse array of developmental and behavioural challenges, internal diseases and disorders in children from birth up to and including adolescence.  As a qualified Paediatrician, you will have undergone additional training to specialise in child and adolescent behaviour and development to treat a range of complex problems.


As a dedicated team of practitioners, they pride themselves on providing a person-centric environment where innovation, individuality, personal development, empowerment and collaboration are at the heart of what they do.  They foster a dynamic environment of creativity and encourage out-of-the-box thinking that pushes the envelope to provide the best medical care and support.   This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that values its staff and is deeply committed to meeting the child's and their family's needs and goals. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:



  • Assess and treat children with learning difficulties, e.g., dyslexia, dyscalculia, etc.
  • Manage attention and behaviour-related issues, e.g., ADHD, OCD and oppositional-defiant behaviour.
  • Treat habit disorders, e.g., tics, Tourette syndrome etc.
  • Addressing regulatory challenges, e.g., sleep disturbances, feeding issues etc.
  • Handling developmental disabilities, e.g., cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder etc.
  • Evaluate speech, language, motor skills, and cognitive delays.
  • Manage behavioural and developmental complexities in paediatric chronic illnesses, e.g., epilepsy, asthma etc.
  • Analyse test results and examination findings to devise optimal treatment strategies.
  • Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities.
  • Prescribing and administering appropriate medications and rehabilitation programs.
  • Facilitating hospital admissions and delivering in-patient care as necessary.
  • Collaborating, supervising, and coordinating with fellow Medical Practitioners and Health Professionals.
  • Conduct follow-up assessments to monitor treatment progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.
  • Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities.
  • Support and mentor parents in nurturing their children's development and mental health, ensuring optimal growth and well-being as they develop.
  • Participate in therapy intensive camps, workshops and therapist training when required.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and electronic records of all assessments and patient interactions in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines.
  • Keep abreast of advancements in paediatrics and best practices by attending seminars and conferences.
  • Be willing to collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop treatment plans and make recommendations for patient care.



  • Medical bachelor’s degree with 5 years of specialist study and training.
  • ‘General’ or ‘Specialist’ registration
  • Specialised training in developmental and behavioural paediatrics.
  • A minimum of 2 years of hospital-based training (482 Visa).
  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is mandatory.
  • Excellent knowledge of diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of medication appropriate for children and their side effects.
  • Outstanding diagnostic and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written communication.
  • Charismatic and well-presented.
  • Compassionate approach to client interactions.
  • Microsoft Office.



  • Competitive Salary + superannuation - $200 000k - $350 000k per annum (Based on experience)
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • 482 Visa Sponsorship opportunities for the right candidate (Pathway to permanent residency).
  • Relocation allowance considered.
  • A nurturing working environment that positively impacts lives internally and externally.


This position is based in Perth, Western Australia and Perth, nestled on the western coast of Australia, offers a vibrant city lifestyle amidst stunning natural beauty.  With its pristine beaches stretching along the Indian Ocean, including iconic spots like Cottesloe and Scarborough, Perth provides endless opportunities for relaxation and outdoor adventures. Beyond its coastline, Perth boasts an acclaimed wine region where rolling vineyards and boutique wineries produce world-class wines. Perth continuously ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world for individuals and families wanting a warm climate and great lifestyle.

If your passion lies in cultivating joy and freedom, fostering ongoing learning and personal development, advocating for innovation and best practices, and empowering children and their families, this position may be what you have dreamed of. Explore joining my client's team and immerse yourself in a dynamic workplace where these values aren't merely rhetoric but foundational pillars that drive their paediatric care philosophy.


If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.


The advertiser will consider applications from suitably qualified international candidates for this role.
Job Ad Reference 286624
Date Listed 22 April 2024
ContactRosemary Hocknell

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