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Consultant O&G - Excellent work/life balance with great people in a beautiful part of the world – Clarence Valley, NSW - Australia

Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Ref: 4671 Date Posted: Wednesday 01 Nov 2017
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Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology required for the beautiful Clarence Valley in Northern New South Wales.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time O&G Consultant to provide services to the Grafton Base Hospital in the beautiful Clarence Valley, Northern New South Wales.

  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in an area close to National Parks and freshwater lagoons
  • Excellent work life balance in a stunning location
  • Excellent remuneration package including competitive relocation and accommodation incentives.
  • Several golden beaches only a short drive away
  • More than 30 weekly direct flights to and from Sydney


The Role

The maternity service at Grafton Base Hospital provides support for the local communities for approximately 500 births per year.

The 12 bed unit is a level 4 role delineated maternity service providing care for mothers of normal to moderate risk and babies > 34 weeks gestation.

There is also capacity for elective caesarean sections.

The Hospital

Grafton Base Hospital is a level 3/4 Base Hospital within the Northern New South Wales Local Health District, providing care to over 12,500 inpatients every year. Specialist Services provided include Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics.

Grafton Base Hospital undertakes over 3,300 surgical procedures and sees over 22,700 Emergency attendances annually. It has 110 beds and is equipped with 3 state of the art Operating Theatres. Grafton Base Hospital’s Operating Theatres, Emergency Department and Medical Imaging Department have undergone extensive redevelopment within the last 18 months.

The Hospital is affiliated with a number of Medical Schools for student teaching (University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, University of Wollongong, and University of Western Sydney).

The Location:

Grafton Base Hospital is located in the picturesque Clarence Valley - . Grafton is famous for its tree lined streets, colonial architecture and acts as a Gateway to the country with 11 National Parks and State Forests in the surrounding area. Get active at one of the many sporting facilities, grab a bite to eat at one of the many gourmet cafe’s, restaurants and bistros, or spend the day shopping at the farmers markets or shopping centre. With several golden beaches only a short drive away, Grafton makes the perfect home base to meet all your lifestyle needs.

Clarence Valley Regional Airport is located 12 km from Grafton’s town centre.

Regional Express operates more than 30 weekly direct flights to and from Sydney. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney for travel into Grafton.



What can Head Medical do for you?

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we appreciate it can also be extremely daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped hundreds of 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 take the responsibility of relocating candidates seriously and we know it’s critically important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through yours and your loved ones plans in detail, getting to know you to ensure we provide a seamless service which is second to none and above all right for you.


Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage all 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:

Eunan O'Brien

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5271