Exciting employment opportunity for local GPs

General Practitioner – Wyong, NSW

Work type: both full-time and part-time

Generous GP incentives available (including paid annual leave 4 weeks plus paid professional development leave for employees and NFP salary sacrifice up to $30,000 pa)

Contract terms and remuneration negotiable as either a contractor or employee.

Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre (Yerin) is looking for a full- or part-time GP to join our highly motivated team providing holistic, person-centred and trauma-informed care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and their families. The Central Coast has the fastest growing Aboriginal population in Australia, with around 14000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the region.

General Practitioner – Wyong, NSW

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled and enthusiastic GP with a commitment to meeting the health and wellbeing needs of our Aboriginal community.

About the Town
  • Wyong situated an ideal 1-hour drive from Sydney, 1 hour from Newcastle and 1 hour from the beautiful Hunter Valley
  • The Central Coast is a great lifestyle choice for professionals and young families with picturesque beaches, affordable housing, quality educational and sporting facilities, diverse employment opportunities, outstanding health facilities and community services
  • The region is serviced by two large acute metropolitan hospitals, Gosford and Wyong
  • Modern shopping conveniences, sporting clubs, aquatic centres, parks and outdoor recreational activities
About the Opportunity

Yerin in an AGPAL accredited practice offering comprehensive care and services including chronic disease management, mental health, antenatal care, women and men’s health, screening and early intervention for children and young people and supportive care to elders through our multidisciplinary team. The team consists of:

  • General Practitioners and Practice Nurses
  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Psychologists, counsellors and social workers
  • Midwife and Childhood Nurse
  • Visiting Specialists (Alcohol and other Drugs, Endocrinologist, Paediatricians and Psychiatrist)
  • Visiting Allied Health (Diabetes Educator, Dietitian, Optometrist, Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Speech Pathologist)

 

Yerin also provides a range of community programs to support access to primary care services, and to support prevention and early intervention for the community we serve. These programs include:

  • Yadhaba (Well-being) Team
  • Aboriginal Mental Health / Alcohol and other Drugs Team
  • Integrated Team Care (Chronic Disease Management) Team
  • Dhanggan Gudjagang (Maternal, Child and Family) Team
  • Midwife
  • Early Childhood Nurse
  • Family Violence/Health Worker
  • Health Promotion and Community Education Officers
  • Access to Dental Program
  • NDIS support and Project Officer
  • Out of home care support
You will benefit from
  • A competitive remuneration package with generous incentives with salary packaging, paid cultural training and workshops.
  • Joining our widely respected clinical team leading the way in Aboriginal health and innovative models of care
  • A passionate and close-knit GP group with peer to peer support and monthly educational or clinical meetings
  • A highly rewarding role addressing the general health and wellbeing needs of clients and families, often requiring a complex coordinated response from multiple team members
  • Full nursing support (chronic disease management, health assessments, immunisations, cervical screening, spirometry etc)
  • Cultural supervision, cultural proficiency training and team-building workshops
  • Potential for teaching and education of medical students and GP registrars
  • Active research opportunities (current collaborative relationships with the University of Newcastle, BreastScreen NSW, Menzies School of Health Research and Hunter Medical Research Institute)
  • An opportunity to influence both in-house and regional service delivery to our community
  • Opportunity to work at our outreach clinic at Nunyara Aboriginal Health Unit, Gosford Hospital
  • Flexible working arrangements, we are offering positions from 1-5 days a week
Essentials for the role
  • AHPRA-registered General Practitioner with VR status, unrestricted
  • Previous Australian general practice experience
  • A commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Current medical indemnity and CPR certificate
Desirables for the role
  • Previous experience working in Aboriginal health
About the Service

Yerin is a well-established Aboriginal community-controlled organisation which has provided primary care to the local community for over 25 years. Our location is accessible by public transport and has a transport service where needed. Yerin collaborates closely with Central Coast Local Health District and the Hunter New England Central Coast (HNECC) Primary Health Network and a multitude of other local and non-government services to ensure optimal pathways of care for Aboriginal people.

Application contact:

  • Jessica Wheeler Practice Manager
  • Email address: recruitment@yerin.org.au
  • Phone number: 0422 179 970

Role:
General Practice / GP