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GP job - Melbourne, Australia, 35 mins from CBD, DWS Exemption - relocation up to $20,000 - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner - Victoria
Ref: 5135 Date Posted: Friday 06 Jul 2018
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We’re recruiting for a GP to join this great practice in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne on a full time basis.

  • Non Corporate practice
  • Work with other UK trained GPs
  • 65 % billings
  • Minimum hourly guarantee for 3 months 
  • Up to $20,000 relocation allowance

The Role:

A great opportunity has arisen with this very busy accredited practice in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  The practice already has an established a patient base.  It's owned by a British trained GP who made the move to Australia himself, this means you will be good hands in terms of support and training as you will be working with not only the owner but another UK trained GP who will understand the transition you face entering into a new healthcare system.

The practice is modern, fully computerised and has a team of experienced receptionists, practice manager and a nurse. There are currently 4 GPs working here and one is moving soon to their second branch which is opening soon, a full time GP would be seeing 30-40 patients per day although the owner is seeing up to 50 per day.   There are three consultation rooms and a well equipped treatment room.

This is a bulk billing practice which privately bills procedures.  There is on-site pathology with a pharmacy just 100m away.  There are no other bulk billing practices closed by hence why this practice is so busy.  The patient base is mostly young facilities and elderly, there are a few nursing homes in the area which could be managed by the practice if the successful doctor was interested in this service.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday  8am-7pm, Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 10am-2pm.

  • 65% billings
  • $120ph minimum hourly guarantee
  • 1 year contract minimum
  • Relocation paid $10,000 for 1 year contract and $20,000 for 2 year contract
  • Anticipated earnings approx $325k AUD plus 

To be considered for this position you must have MRCGP/CCT/MICGP/FRACGP or equivalent.

The Location:

Located approximately 20 miles north east of Melbourne CBD , this is an established leafy suburb within easy reach of the city.  The population is mostly young families to ageing.  There are 5 schools in the area and there are many good suburbs to base yourself in mid-way between the practice and Melbourne CBD.  

Vineyards and top restaurants are just a short drive away.

Situated on the banks of the Yarra River, Melbourne is a sophisticated, friendly, multicultural city and is home to people from over 140 nations. Melbourne's bays and peninsulas feature beautiful beaches, fine food and wine, chic beachfront towns and a variety of family attractions. Melbourne stands at the crow​n of this region, with the Bellarine and Mornington Peninsulas enclosing Port Phillip Bay


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

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:

Gary Scott

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5282 LinkedIn