South West - Boyup Brook

Vacancy Number: 1048

A highly sought after opportunity has arisen in the picturesque South West region of Western Australia. This wonderfully quaint general practice in the safe, beautiful community of Boyup Brook is offering a successful candidate the opportunity to run their own practice, on a full time basis. Enjoy the many benefits of a great rural lifestyle and rewarding general practice, with real old-fashioned cradle to grave general practice work combined with hospital and lodge facilities. Driving distance to the coast is only one hour, with the large regional centre of Bunbury also only an hour away. For a longer picturesque drive, Perth is a mere three hours away. A highly attractive employment package is available to the successful candidate, supported by the Shire who will provide a number of benefits, including a vehicle and lovely accommodation within the community.

The Practice Private, group practice. Rural general practice, shire-owned, mixed billing, fully computerised
The Requirements
  • Emergency: Essential
  • Other Skills: Nursing home and home visits will be required.
  • On call: Negotiable: roster shared by four doctors.
The Package
  • Renumeration: Circa $450,000. Negotiable.
  • Accommodation: House in Boyup Brook.
  • Vehicle: Shire organises car for several employees. Free choose of new vehicle within budget considerations.
  • Leave: 8 weeks annual leave.
  • Agreement: Employee arrangement. Negotiable.
  • Other details: Shire employee benefits.
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.