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Remote General Practitioners - Casual - East Arnhem Land

Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation

Join Us in Making a Meaningful Impact!

At Miwatj Health, we believe in empowering communities through quality healthcare. We're inviting General Practitioners to join our dynamic team, serving Aboriginal communities in picturesque remote Northern Territory locations including Nhulunbuy, Gunyangara, Yirrkala, Galiwin’ku, Milingimbi, Ramingining, and Gapuwiyak.

Working and living alongside the Yolngu people in East Arnhem Land is a remarkable opportunity to experience the cultural wealth of Indigenous Australia. Their deep-rooted connection to the land, their art, language, and traditions all contribute to a profound sense of cultural richness that is both enlightening and humbling for those fortunate enough to engage with this vibrant and ancient culture.

Why Choose Miwatj Health?

  • Flexibility and Work-Life Balance: Casual employment allows more flexible work arrangement and provide a better work- life balance, as you have more control over your schedule.
  • Collaborative environment: Work alongside external Health Service Providers and a dedicated team, fostering a network of professionals committed to community wellbeing.
  • Flights and Accommodation provided

Rewards and Benefits:

Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a total remuneration of up to:

  • Gove Peninsula – Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala and Gunyangara
    • $153.35 per hour, (including 25% casual loading)
  • Galiwin’ku, Gapuwiyak, Malmaldharra and Ramingining
    • $178.91 per hour, (including 25% casual loading)
  • 11% Superannuation
  • Access to $15,900 salary packaging + $2,650 meal and entertainment card through CBB

About Miwatj Health:

Established in 1992, Miwatj Health is an independent Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service dedicated to providing culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary healthcare to over 8,000 remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents. Join us in enabling empowered, healthy communities across the East Arnhem region.

Essential Requirements:

This role involves working in remote Aboriginal communities. All applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and an understanding of the unique challenges faced by Yolŋu people in remote settings. A current Registration and Practicing Certificate as a Medical Practitioner through AHPRA is essential, along with extensive experience in General Practice and/or in a rural or remote Primary Health Care Setting.

Vaccination & Immunity Screening:

Miwatj Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all workers and users of its healthcare centres. In accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Guidelines, National Safety and Quality Health Care Service Standards, and other local policies, guidelines and procedures, we mandate that all staff abide by our Staff Vaccination and Immunity Screening Policy (to be supplied to all successful candidates).

For more information regarding the Vaccination & Immunity Screening requirements, please contact [email protected] using the subject line: Remote General Practitioners - Casual - East Arnhem Land enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Successful applicants must be willing to travel in small charter planes.

For more detailed Selection Criteria, please click "Apply Now" and view the full Job Description.

If you're ready to make a difference and be part of something bigger, please contact our Director of Medical Services at [email protected] using the subject line: Remote General Practitioners - Casual - East Arnhem Land enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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