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GP - Wollongong, DWS, NSW- earning c.$400k PA - Australia

General Practitioner - General Practitioner
Ref: 3580 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jul 2017
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We are recruiting for UK trained GPs to join clinics established by a UK GP! Great location just 1 hour from Sydney

  • Lovely working environment
  • Traditional family practice
  • 65% of billings rising to 70% after year 2

The Role
There are positions available for 3  GPs  across 3 medical centres in the Wollongong area. The owner of these centres is a UK trained GP himself and is only looking for UK trained GPs to join him.  Two of the practices are already established and very busy and they need additional GPs to start in 2016/2017 across all sites.  The owner has taken great care into ensuring they are both comfortable, pleasant places to work.

The focus is on quality health care with high levels of patient care and to recruit GPs with the same ethos. Essentially the centres have been set up to UK standards and enjoy the benefits of a great location and climate. Through time they plan to develop further centres and become an accredited teaching practice.

The centres accommodate 4 GPs in each and are fully computerised by a linked system, there are fully equipped treatment rooms, on-site pathology and GPs will be supported by experienced practice manager, full time nurses and receptionists. A full and in depth induction will be given on arrival.

They are bulk billing clinics and lots of research has been undertaken to ensure there is a good patient base ready and waiting. Appointments will be booked at 15 minutes (10 minutes max).

The patient demographics is varied with above average population of over 65’s and lots of working families. There may also be an opportunity to service nursing homes in the area.

Opening hours will be Monday – Friday 8am – 6-pm and Saturday morning. Through time they plan to extend opening hours to 7pm during the week and Sunday morning. Weekends and evenings will be on a shared roster.

  • 65% of billings rising to 70% after year 2
  • Minimum earnings guarantee for the first 3 months
  • Partnership opportunity in the future
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Practical support on arrival and help with relocation
  • Earnings up to $10,000 per week once up and running 

We've already placed a few GPs in these practice all of whom are thoroughly enjoying their new and fulfilling jobs!

To be considered for this position you must have UK or Irish specialist GP Training along with MRCGP/MICGP.

The Location
Wollongong lies 50 miles south of Sydney and has an approximate population of 300,000.

Wollongong has beautiful beaches with a dramatic backdrop of green and sandstone of the Illawarra Escarpment.

It’s the third largest city in NSW, has a multi-cultural history and is a University town, adding to its international feel and cosmopolitan outlook, with people from over 100 countries having made their home there.

The variety of restaurants, theatres, cinemas, pubs and clubs make for an active nightlife while the art galleries, museums, botanic gardens, beaches and activities offer plenty to do during the day.

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

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0) 131 240 5263