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GP NSW - $15k relocation - c$300-$450k AUD - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 3094 Date Posted: Monday 13 Mar 2017
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This 10 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 2 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.

The practice is not in a DWS area however due to close links with the University they will be able to organise academic exemptions.

This is a high earning practice with current Doctors billing $2-3k per day.

  • 65% billings
  • Average earnings c $300-$450k
  • There is a min guarantee for 6 month
  • Accommodation and car for 3 months
  • Up to $15k relocation assistance

The practice is open 8am to 5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, 8am to 7pm on a Tues and 10am to 3pm on a Sun. Weekends are covered on a rota basis (one of the current Doctors works every 2nd Sunday therefore this commitment is minimal).

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

Its 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.


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:

Vicki McLaren

Head of International GP Recruitment

Tel: +44 (0) 131 240 5263