Great Southern - Mount Barker

Vacancy Number: 1296

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - Part time or full time experienced rural GP required to join this busy, friendly practice in the beautiful Great Southern town of Mount Barker. Mount Barker is located close to Albany and Denmark and has the charm of a rural town as well as having the amenities of a bigger rural centre. The practice is purpose built with great support staff including practice nurses, allied health professionals and administration staff, working alongside 7 GPs. Enjoy the challenges of private practice as well as local hospital work, where the successful candidate will be admitting and caring for patients. Practice is open 8:30 - 5:00pm Monday - Friday. GPs work a variety of sessions within these hours. Earning potential $250K -$300K, depending on FTE. Subject to performance in the position, the successful applicant may be offered a Clinical Leadership role and ownership opportunities.

The Practice Private, group practice. Providing GP services at our surgery and VMO services to the District Hospital and related Aged Care facility, our doctors provide care from the cradle to the grave backed by an enthusiastic and experienced nursing and admin team. Mt Barker is located in the beautiful Great Southern of Western Australia and in the centre of the local wine growing district. The town boasts modern amenities including a high school, shopping centre and recreation centre. The town is located 50kms (half an hour drive) from Albany which boasts the Regional Hospital, further schooling and shopping facilities as well as many beautiful beaches.
The Requirements
  • Emergency: Essential
The Package
  • Remuneration: Earning potential $250K -$300K, depending on FTE
Map of Great Southern

Great Southern

The Great Southern region, located south-east of Perth, covers an area of approximately 87,000 square kilometres and has a population of about 80,000 people.

The regional centre is the historic port town of Albany, which has one of the best natural anchorages in the southern hemisphere. Other centres include Denmark, a popular coastal holiday town, as well as the agricultural centres of Katanning and Mount Barker. The Great Southern is a burgeoning area of Western Australia, combining as it does a spectacular coastline that sweeps into quiet coves and protected inlets with a lush interior that has proved a perfect growth area for viticulture with a growing reputation in cool climate premium wine production. The oceans here provide food and protected waters for dolphins, seals and whales whilst the rural areas of the region have become a focus for two-legged lovers of gourmet foods.

There are over 70 doctors working across 24 practices throughout the region. Nine of these are solo practitioner practices.