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  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesHealth Care and Allied Health, Indigenous
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional NT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 17 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019
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General Practitioners x2 - Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation - Katherine

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Employment Office
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesHealth Care and Allied Health, Indigenous
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional NT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 17 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019

About the Organisation

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (SHS) is a Community Controlled Health Organisation that provides services to nine individual remote communities in the eastern Katherine region.

The Sunrise approach involves community people taking part in controlling their own health. Everything from financial management and governance, staff selection and service delivery priorities are directed by the organisation's Aboriginal Board and Community Health Committees.

About the Opportunity

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is now seeking two General Practitioners to join their dedicated team in the Katherine Region of the Northern Territory.

These roles are being offered on a permanent full-time basis, however shared job arrangements (such as 2 months on, 2 months off) would be considered. We also require a GP from early May to early September each year.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, led by the Director of Public Health and Planning, this position is responsible for providing direct primary healthcare services, support for and sharing of skills with other health centre staff, and participating in key primary healthcare initiatives and community consultation.

You will work across a number of the nine communities that Sunrise services, primarily carrying out clinic-based work. The extended team you'll work with on a day to day basis includes a range of Allied Health Professionals who provide both clinical and health promotional activities.

About the Benefits

If you're looking for an opportunity to contribute to the improved health of remote Aboriginal communities, this could be the position for you!

Your dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive base salary circa $250,000 - $300,000 negotiable plus super and a range of benefits including:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Phone and laptop;
  • Vehicle for work and personal use;
  • Annual housing allowance of $20,000 while in Katherine;
  • 9.5% superannuation;
  • Not for profit salary packaging benefits; and
  • Annual flight back to your point of hire.

Working at Sunrise Health Service and living in the Katherine region has lifestyle benefits that are unique to the Northern Territory. With the Katherine Gorge on your doorstep and an incredible outdoor lifestyle on offer, combined with some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life’s adventures.

Don't pass up this rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on Aboriginal health - Apply Now!

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