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General Practitioner

Job Req ID:  89746
Posting Start Date: 
Location: 

Grafton, New South Wales, AU

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Description: 
  • Enjoy flexibility and work/life balance with full-time and part-time opportunities available to suit
  • Brand New Technology Infrastructure, State of the Art Facility 
  • Contribute to positive health outcomes with a unique focus on rehabilitation and reintegration 

 

About You
You will be ready to embark on an exciting career opportunity, joining a passionate team at the new Clarence Correctional Centre in Grafton, NSW. You will have a demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality medical services within a multidisciplinary Health Services team comprising of doctors, nurses and specialist service providers. As a patient-focused health professional you will be passionate about contributing to a safer community through the delivery of accessible, effective, and high-quality continuity of health services to those in our care.

As an experienced General Practitioner with the highest level of personal integrity you will demonstrate Serco’s values and will be passionate about making a positive difference every day. You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for our values and contributing to a safe and respectful environment.


About the Role

Our Health Services team provide primary care based on a patient-centred model allowing patients to actively participate in their health management. The team will work closely with correctional staff to deliver holistic and integrated patient-centred health services that: treat and prevent communicable disease, and proactively treat chronic disease; educate custodial patients on healthy living and lifestyle choices; assist with reintegration back into the community and provide continuity of care; and address the diverse needs of the custodial patient population, including men, women and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples through specific tailoring.

 

To help us make a difference, you will have:

  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Medical Practitioner, General in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), (desirable not essential)
  • Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM), (desirable not essential)
  • Both vocational registration and non-vocational registration will be considered
  • 2 years previous full-time post graduate general practitioner experience (or part-time equivalent) as determined by RACGP and ACRRM
  • Recent participation in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities in accordance with AHPRA
  • Strong direct and in-direct people-management abilities
  • First class communication skills and able to operate at a Senior Management level
  • Self-management, motivation and resilience abilities as this position will mainly work autonomously
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation and externally with a range of personnel 
  • Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management and working with people of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour


What we offer
1.    Annual leave, sick leave, volunteer leave, defence leave
2.    Professional development
3.    Retail, health insurance and gym membership discounts 
4.    Market-based remuneration package
5.    Meals and on-site parking
6.    Employee Assistance Program, providing advice and support to help you navigate events in your work and personal life. 

About Grafton
Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6.5 hours’ drive from Sydney and 3-4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your backdrop.  With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

 

The Clarence Correctional Centre is a 1700 bed facility making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations. Enjoy the best of river, hinterland and coastal living which the Clarence Valley has to offer, along the work life which comes with this role so you can take advantage of it all.
 

 

About Us

We have been operating correctional services in Australia for almost 15 years. As a prison operator, safety and security is always our first priority and the new Clarence Correctional Centre is no exception.  Recently opened in  mid-2020, this 1,700-bed state-of-the-art facility will be the largest correctional centre in Australia.

 

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. To learn more please visit www.graftonserco.com.au

 

Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive different and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now.

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do.  We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter. 

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people to apply from different backgrounds.  By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LBGTI+) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

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