Cairns, vibrant tropical city in Northern Queensland, relocation package of $10,000 available, DWS positions available - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner - Queensland
Ref: 5788 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 Oct 2018
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Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. A fabulous city that offers an enviable lifestyle.

  • 65% billings
  • $10,000 sign on bonus for a 12 month contract (full time)
  • Accommodation and a car on arrival may be available (dependent upon contract length)
  • Full and part time roles available

This state-of-the-art medical centre provides the people of Cairns with convenient, bulk billed medical care. The state-of-the-art practice design allows them to offer a wide range of services, making the clinic a centralised location for all of their patients medical needs. 

This clinic is in a DWS area.

They are co-located with a Pharmacy, a huge discount warehouse pharmacy and Pathology for your complete convenience. They offer a wide range of services including family medicine, skin cancer surgery, work injury management / WorkCover, and occupational health services such as pre-employment medicals and return to work assessments.

They are presently seeking full time Unrestricted VR GP’s to join the team due to large and on-going patient growth in the area.

They genuinely care about each and every GP in their team, and through open, collaborative relationships, they provide the environment and the support you need to practice your best medicine. 

They offer very flexible contract terms and competitive rates including potential sign on payments for those wishing to take up multiple year agreements.

The location:

Cairns, considered the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, is a city in tropical Far North Queensland. Its Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance. Cairns Esplanade, lined in bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches.

Cairns is a popular place to visit, but it's also home to about 152,000 people who enjoy coastal living at its best. With wonderful World Heritage Listed playgrounds close by, quiet streets, fantastic tropical weather, warm waters and relaxed lifestyle it really isn't too hard to guess why people come here on holidays and then end up staying for life.

The majority of children in Cairns attend State Primary and High Schools. These schools offer accessible public education which is high in quality with a broad range of subjects across the curriculum. 

The standard of healthcare in Australia is as good, if not better, than anything you'll find in the world. Cairns is no exception with a number of good public and private hospitals in the area.

What Head Medical can do for you…

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Sarah Spencer

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5277