About the Job

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Head Medical are inviting applications from Emergency Doctors working at Trust Grade Level/CT1/CT2 keen to obtain an out of programme experience!  You will work with The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.

  • April/ May 2023 commencement dates - 12-month contracts

  • Pristine surf beaches, scenic drives, and unspoiled national parks

  • Urban living (restaurants, night-life zones, and a busy café culture in many coastal suburbs)

The Hospital

The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service delivers a comprehensive range of speciality services across 5 major hospital facilities. The Sunshine Coast Health Service also offers sub-acute, community care, residential aged care, mental health, and oral health services across a range of community facilities

SCUH is a tertiary-level hospital with a catchment of over 340,000 people. Currently offering, 602 beds with a planned expansion to 738 beds in the next few years. SCUH is also the home of the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI), a Research, Education and Training Hub. SCHI partners include UQ, Griffith, USC and TAFE QLD. Griffith’s Sunshine Coast School of Medicine opened onsite in 2019.

Working Hours

Ordinary hours of duty are 76 hours per fortnight. Appointment is not facility specific, you may be required to work at any facility within the health service.

Benefits include

  • Accommodation for initial arrival
  • Return airfare

The Location

Located about 100 km north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast is well-known for its sub-tropical climate, pristine beaches, scenic drives, and unspoiled national parks. The Sunshine Coast region spans from the city of Caloundra, near Brisbane to Cooloola. Cooloola is known for the Great Sandy National Park (Fraser Coast Region) where you can explore beautiful Fraser Island- why not swim with whales or try surfing!

From the ocean to the hinterland, restaurants in this region take advantage of fresh local produce offering wonderful dining experiences.  There are also several wineries in the region.


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.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Sharon today.

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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