GP vacancy Australia - great practice in a great location - existing patient base - tropical lifestyle - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 4517 Date Posted: Monday 22 Jan 2018

We're recruiting for a General Practitioner to come and work in the great city of Townsville, located in the state of Queensland.

  • Generous Remuneration
  • Outdoor lifestyle guaranteed
  • Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

The Role 

The practice strives to offer the perfect work/life balance. Hours are flexible, approximately 40 hours per week during the practice opening hours of 7.00 am – 8.00 pm Monday to Friday, Saturdays 7.00 am - 3.00 pm and Sunday 7.00 am - 1.00 pm. You will be treating patients of all ages and backgrounds, with a wide variety of general practice type conditions, including medical, paediatric, dermatological, antenatal and postnatal care, surgical and work injuries.

You will receive 65% of your billings which will equate to an income of $250,000 - $350,000 dependent upon your span of hours, and in the first few months you will receive an income of $100 p/hour or your % of billings whichever is the greater. You will also be provided with accommodation for a month after arriving. 

The Location 
With more than 320 days of sunshine each year, World Heritage-listed national parks and lush tropical gardens, Townsville is home to some spectacular natural landscapes and attractions.

Townsville is a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics and the Queensland outback. It’s a vibrant and bustling city sitting under the watchful gaze of Castle Hill. Enjoy alfresco dining, Federation-style architecture and boutique shopping, as well as the cooling ocean breeze and coastal vibe. It’s also Australia’s largest garrison town with Australian Defence Force bases and fascinating military history to explore.

Townsville is located about 350 kilometres (218 miles) south of Cairns and 1350 kilometres (839 miles) north of Brisbane. Townsville Airport has links to major eastern seaboard cities, as well as Darwin, Bali and some Queensland regional inland towns. From the airport it's a 10 minute drive to the city centre. 

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:

Sarah Spencer

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5277