Great Southern - Katanning

Vacancy Number: 1477

General Practitioner

DPA/DWS location - living in a small town may not be the initial desire of every GP looking to make a change in practice, but once hearing about the advantages, many GPs end up making the switch. Sure, your choice of exciting nightlife and fine Italian dining might be limited, but there are some incredible positives that may outweigh those negatives. Here are some of the benefits: 1. More Time for Family and Fun; 2. More Volume = More Income; 3. Maintain a Varied Skill Set; 4. More Than a Doctor to the community. An opportunity for partnership is available for the right candidate.

The Practice Private, solo practice.
The Requirements
  • Emergency: Desirable
  • On call: On-call Required (Participation in town roster)
The Package
  • Remuneration: $251,000 - $300,000 per annum. Potential to increase with SIHI incentive available through Hospital Roster. Open to negotiations depending on Qualifications and experience.
  • Leave: 7 weeks per year
  • Agreement: indpendant Contractor.
  • Other details: Allied Health, Administration support provided.
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.