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General Practitioner – Miwatj Health – Gapuwiyak NT

  • Live and work in a remote Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service
  • Be part of a passionate team working to improving health outcomes
  • Excellent salary and retention bonuses
  • Opportunity to ‘try before you buy’ with a locum placement to see if it’s the right role for you!

Why Miwatj Health?

Miwatj Health share a passion for the rich history of the Yolngu culture and a commitment to ensure that the work they are doing is instrumental in ensuring self-determination for Indigenous peoples. Miwatj ensure every decision made helps empower Yolngu people to take control of their lives and direct their own futures.

This position is responsible to provide medical services to the population served by Miwatj Health. This will include the management of acute and chronic conditions and assistance with the delivery and promotion of primary health care.

You will be working closely with an Aboriginal workforce which is critical to Miwatj client’s success. You’ll be committed to finding the best way to communicate with clients and your new team in order to provide great care in sometimes uncertain circumstances.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive base salary of $280,000 per annum plus super is on offer and a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • Salary packaging as a not for profit organisations
  • 6 weeks annual leave as well as flexible leave up to 75 hours per year
  • 4 weeks study and professional development leave with up to $5k study assistance
  • Accommodation provided at no cost to you
  • Up to $10k relocation assistance and up to $15k repatriation assistance
  • $5k PI Insurance and travel allowance of up to $2,035 per annum for leave
  • Every three months a paid return flight to Darwin
  • Permanent position
  • Immediate commencement
  • Opportunity to ‘try before you buy’ with a locum placement to see if it’s the right role for you!

What do you need to apply?

  • Medical Practitioner’s Specialist GP Registration with AHPRA
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, values and beliefs
  • Demonstrated skills and ability to communicate sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from different cultural backgrounds
  • Extensive experience in General Practice
  • Previous experience in a community or Clinical and Primary Health Care Service

Rural Workforce Agency NT (RWA NT) administer a number of financial assistance grants, including the Health Professional Relocation Grant (HPRG) to assist with relocation to the Northern Territory. Once settled into the NT, RWA NT also facilitates a variety of educational grants to assist with continuing professional development.

To find out about this opportunity please contact Barbara on 08 8982 1010 for more information.

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

Up to AU$280,000 per annum + Accommodation provided
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Job Type:

GP

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