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If you are looking for the chance to experience a rich culture and be part of the ‘Prevention is the Solution’ movement then this position is for you!

My client is looking for a General Practitioner to join their busy, well managed, modern practice in rural Northern Territory. You would be joining a team of 3-4 General Practitioners and excellent support staff made up of 6 Nurses, 5 Aboriginal Health workers, 5 transport officers and practice management.

The clinic which is passionate about ‘Closing the Gap’ in Aboriginal health within remote Australia features a pathology collection facility, point of care testing capability and nearby pharmacy. There is also the addition of specialist outreach services such as renal, ophthalmology, cardiology, and a host of allied health services.

The Role

  • Fixed Salary of $280,000 AUD per annum plus superannuation
  • Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm
  • No after hours, on call or weekend work required.
  • Minimum 2-year contract
  • Attractive/comprehensive benefits package including.
    • 6 weeks annual leave
    • 4 weeks study leave
    • Free accommodation for you and your family
    • Corporate vehicle provided
    • Relocation assistance up to $10,000
    • Annual performance bonus

In addition to the above the successful applicant will also have access to the Workforce Incentive Program, an annual additional Medicare incentive payment between $25k to $60K.

The Location

Located in the heart of Northern Territory, 500km north of Alice Springs, you will enjoy year-round blue skies, stunning landscapes, and vibrant, diverse and warm communities. It is home to a major regional hospital, schools, shops, sports clubs, bars, clubs and restaurants as well as an airport. Rich in individual identity and cultural heritage this location is a remarkable place to set up home.

Registration requirements

To be eligible for this position, doctors must have a specialist qualification in Family medicine from UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand or if you hold FCFP or MMed in Family Medicine from South Africa.

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 Chrystel today.

chrystel@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5278

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