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General Practitioner - Katherine region

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

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 seeking 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.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, 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, 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.

There is also opportunity to become a GP supervisor, providing mentorship and support to GP registrars, if this should be of interest.

To be considered, you must have the following:

  • Registration as a Vocationally Registered General Practitioner with AHPRA;
  • Broad based experience in primary healthcare appropriate to working in a rural/remote location;
  • Experience working within an Aboriginal health, or cross-cultural setting; and
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of Aboriginal Community Control in primary healthcare delivery.

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 - $280,000 plus super and a range of benefits including:

  • 6 weeks leave per year;
  • Up to 10 days study leave;
  • Phone and laptop provided;
  • Vehicle for work and personal use;
  • Annual housing allowance while in Katherine;
  • Accommodation for any overnight stays while working in the communities;
  • Generous Salary packaging options; 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. Some of the best fishing in the world, the Northern Territory is the place to be to make the most of life’s adventures.

To request more info, please email our Recruitment Team at recruitment@sunrise.org.au, using the subject line: General Practitioner - Katherine region enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We will not be accepting unsolicited Agency applications.

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