About the Job

This 12 GP practice in Port Macquarie are recruiting for 2 Doctors to join their surgery.

It is a modern, purpose built, standalone building with GP consulting rooms that look out onto the sea.

The practice has been established for 8 years and was so busy that they had around 50 new patients registering per day. The Doctors are currently fully booked, and the demand is still such that they need another 2 GPs to join their team.

This is a high earning mixed billing practice with current Doctors billing $2-4k per day.

  • 100% of billings for first month
  • 80% of billings for next 2 months, then 65% billings
  • Average earnings c $300-$450k
  • Relocation assistance (varies on hours and length of contract)

The practice is open 8am to 5pm on weekdays only.

There are 15 consulting rooms in the surgery, and you will be supported by practice managers, admin staff and 3 efficient nurses. There is on site pathology and a range of services provided including psychology, physiotherapy, audiology, exercise physiology dietician, diabetic educator, and speech therapy.

It’s a well-run practice, will excellent IT systems and an enthusiastic, friendly team that ensure Doctors can offer the highest level of patient care and enjoy a great work life balance too.

The Location

Port Macquarie is located almost midway between Newcastle and Coffs Harbour (approximately 2.5 hours either way).  It has a population of nearly 80,000 and is widely regarded as one of the most liveable towns in Australia.

There are a number of excellent private and state primary and high schools in the area, a great University along with plenty of shopping, recreational and sports facilities. 

Fly direct daily to and from Sydney and Brisbane.  For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney.

Port Macquarie is a town at the mouth of the Hastings River in New South Wales, Australia. It’s known for its beaches and wildlife. Discover curious dolphins in the Hastings River, watch majestic humpbacks on a cruise, enjoy swimming and surfing at gorgeous beaches and explore Aboriginal history on a rainforest walk.

A paradise of natural attractions and outdoor adventures, Port Macquarie is only four hours’ drive north of Sydney on the NSW North Coast. The city is home to a tempting range of delicious food at cafes and restaurants and an exciting events calendar of arts, sports and festivals.

Whale-watching cruises depart the harbour at Port Macquarie between May and November, when thousands of whales migrate along the coast, including humpbacks, the stars of the annual journey.

Discover the spectacular coastline, including white sandy beaches, on the Port Macquarie coastal walk in the Sea Acres National Park.

At the Glasshouse in the city’s heart are performances and exhibitions, including engaging art in the Regional Gallery.

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 Vicki today.

vicki@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5263

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