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Please note that we only advertise classifieds for the North Coast NSW region (Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie).

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  • Mid North Coast
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  • Tweed Valley

Clarence Valley

Centre Manager – headspace Grafton New Expires: 19/04/2021

GenHealth is seeking an experienced Centre Manager for headspace Grafton. Position details at a glance are:

• Full time position (38 hours per week)
• Available for immediate start, this position is subject to ongoing funding
• Location – headspace Grafton
• Super Guarantee of 9.5% payable in addition to an attractive senior salary
• As a not-for-profit non-government organisation GenHealth can offer eligible employees salary package benefits of up to $15,900 per annum

About the role

The Centre Manager leads, develops, implements, oversees and manages the operations, and the future growth and development of headspace Grafton. Reporting to the GenHealth CEO, the Centre Manager works closely and collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to ensure all activities are in accordance with the headspace grant agreement with Healthy North Coast (HNC), and direction provided by GenHealth, the model of headspace Centres as defined by headspace National Office, consortium partners and the Youth Reference Group. To find out more about headspace Grafton follow them on Instagram or Facebook.

About you

You will be highly motivated and facilitate excellence in integrated, holistic health care, with the goal of improving outcomes for young people who access the program, their family and friends, and the wider community. You enjoy the work that you know will help individuals and the community. You seek opportunities to constantly learn, grow and be challenged through experience. You will have extensive experience at managing multidisciplinary teams, and in operating independently at a high level strategically while reporting remotely to your leadership team.

You will also have:

• Degree level qualifications coupled with extensive management experience in allied health, behavioural/social sciences, youth work, mental health nursing, human resource management or a related discipline.
• A broad understanding of the challenges and experiences of young people in Australia, including specific local community factors that contribute to mental ill-health and the demand for support services.
• Demonstrated experience at managing and developing operational systems for a health or community services organisation, including effectively planning and allocating resources in order to maximise operational efficiency and meet funding deliverables.
• Demonstrated experience at managing all aspects of staff and team performance, including recruitment, staff orientation, supervision, performance reviews, staff disciplinary action, performance development and team building.
• Experience in direct service provision to young people and providing mental health services or programs, including being able to respond effectively to crisis and high risk situations.

To apply

Before you submit your application, please contact [email protected] for a position description. Your application must include:

• an outline of your claims to the position demonstrating how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria listed on the position description
• your current resume detailing your skills, qualifications and experience, and including two referees.

Email your complete application to: [email protected]

Enquiries to: Belinda Jones (Human Resources Manager) or Paul Chakos (Finance Manager) on (02) 6699 3353.

Lead Receptionist – headspace Grafton New Expires: 26/04/2021

GenHealth is seeking an experienced Lead Receptionist for headspace Grafton. Position details at a glance are:

• Full time position (38 hours per week)
• Available for immediate start, this position is subject to ongoing funding
• Location – headspace Grafton
• Super Guarantee of 9.5% payable in addition to salary
• As a not-for-profit non-government organisation GenHealth can offer eligible employees salary package benefits of up to $15,900 per annum

About the role

The Lead Receptionist provides administrative leadership, and support to members of the headspace Grafton centre team in order to facilitate a high level of care for young people. As line manager to the reception team, the Lead Receptionist ensures professional and confidential administration services are provided to support effective service delivery and day-to-day functioning of the headspace centre. A full list of key duties is outlined in the position description, but includes responsibilities in:

• Front of office management
• Medical administration
• Leadership and general administration
• Privacy and confidentiality
• Commitment to professional development and service improvement

To find out more about headspace Grafton follow them on Instagram or Facebook.

About you

You will have experience in a similar role and an understanding of the day-to-day functions of a fast-paced medical or administrative service. As a team leader, you are an excellent communicator who can motivate, guide, and support your team members, while tailoring your communication to suit interactions with clinicians, young people and their family/friends, and external stakeholders. Ideally you will also have:

• Time management and organisational skills and proven capacity to prioritise work commitments
• Experience in medical practice reception/software systems and medical terminology
• Experience in office procedures and administration
• Current NSW Working With Children check or the ability to process an application for a check immediately
• A willingness and enthusiasm to gain new skills and a passion to work with youth
• Certificate IV in Business Administration, Leadership & Management (Frontline) or similar OR 2+ years of experience in a similar role

To apply

Before you submit your application, please contact [email protected] for a position description. Your application must include:

• an outline of your claims to the position demonstrating how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria listed on the position description
• your current resume detailing your skills, qualifications and experience, and including two referees.

Email your complete application to: [email protected]

Enquiries to: Belinda Jones (Human Resources Manager) on 6699 3353 or Charley Donovan (Interim Operations Manager, headspace Grafton) on (02) 6642 1520.

Room for Allied Health Professional – Maclean Expires: 31/12/2021

Light filled, quiet and private room approx 3m x 4m on first floor in central Maclean. Casual or full-time rates available. Access to waiting room or separate entry/exit if desired. Amenities accessible.

For enquiries, contact: [email protected]

General Practitioner – Grafton Expires: 31/12/2021

Queen Street Clinic is seeking a permanent GP to join their team. The practice has a large, loyal patient base and requires an additional GP to start ASAP.

• Fully accredited clinic with nine doctors and one registrar.
* Flexible hours and conditions.
• Full time practice manager.
• Strong nursing team.
• Mixed billing, friendly team, computerised.

Please send your enquiries, along with an updated CV to: [email protected]

Hastings Macleay

Early Intervention Mental Health Clinician – Kempsey New Expires: 23/04/2021

• Provide initial intake and assessment and brief interventions of young people.

• Engage young people ongoing counselling, treatment and support.

• Develop and maintain appropriate referral pathways and work with other services in the local service system to support and advocate for young people aged 12 – 25 years and provide therapeutic intervention, group work and community awareness activities to young people and service providers as required.

Essential requirements

• Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or occupational therapy.

• A demonstrated understanding of mental health issues affecting young people and their families and carers; best practice treatment options; support services; and co-morbidities.

• Demonstrated skills and understanding in working with young people experiencing mental health issues and their families to assess strengths and needs, develop treatment plans collaboratively, and support young people to engage in services at difficult times in their lives.

• Valid NSW driver’s licence, senior first aid certificate, and the ability to obtain a national criminal history check and Working with Children Check.

For enquiries, contact: [email protected]

Senior Early Intervention Mental Health Clinician – Kempsey New Expires: 23/04/2021

headspace Kempsey is looking for a Senior Early Intervention Mental Health Clinician. With experience in assessment, intervention and evaluation of clinical outcomes with diverse client populations, the successful candidate will have a network of resources and community services. Experience and knowledge of psychological practice in the areas of child, adolescent and family clinical services, as well as a well-developed knowledge of diverse cultures and community needs.

Must be passionate about advocating on behalf of young people, use excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, have a genuine appreciation for the importance of documentation, and can work independently as well as being a valued member of the team.

Essential requirements

• Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or occupational therapy.

• A demonstrated understanding of mental health issues affecting young people and their families and carers; best practice treatment options; support services; and co-morbidities.

• Demonstrated skills and understanding in working with young people experiencing mental health issues and their families to assess strengths and needs, develop treatment plans collaboratively, and support young people to engage in services at difficult times in their lives.

• Valid NSW driver’s licence, senior first aid certificate, and the ability to obtain a national criminal history check and Working with Children Check.

• Must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

headspace Kempsey considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

For enquiries, contact: [email protected]

Practice Support Coordinator – Kempsey New Expires: 23/04/2021

This position will be responsible for the efficient operation of the headspace Kempsey ‘front end’ reception and primary care GP practice of the headspace Kempsey centre. This diverse role is accountable for a variety of tasks including: acting as the initial contact point for clients, providing medical practice support, managing financial and general administration. Working on the front reception, the position will be the first point of contact for a range of young people 12- 25 years, including those who may be experiencing mental health problems. Other tasks include organising appointments, engaging and liaising with GPs and allied health professionals, collection of client minimum data set (MDS) through iPads, monitoring and recording vaccine fridge temperatures twice daily, liaising with Medicare, IT contractors and processing online MBS billings, data entry and performing various administrative duties.

Essential criteria

• High level of computer literacy and the use of appointment software and databases.

• Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, internet, email, publishing and appointment software).

• Demonstrated understanding and commitment to confidentiality principles.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

• High level of organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise work, multi-task, meet deadlines and respond to requests at short notice.

• Demonstrated ability to function within a demanding and high-volume workplace with a strong attention to detail.

• Demonstrated ability to be proactive, and display commitment to quality improvement/customer service.

• Demonstrated ability to respond to difficult and/or stressful situations in a calm, sensitive and professional manner.

• Must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

headspace Kempsey considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

For enquiries, contact: [email protected]

Lead Nurse – Port Macquarie Expires: 30/04/2021

Flynns Beach Medical Centre is a respected and friendly family practice in beautiful Port Macquarie. They are seeking a lead nurse to join their growing team.

Responsibilities include clinical leadership and treatment room duties, oversight of team responsibilities including the nurse led clinic, liaison with GPs, HR including rosters and training, supporting practice accreditation (2022) and contributing to the practice leadership team providing input on strategic and operational issues.

This role will suit someone who is passionate about the contribution of nurses to quality patient care in general practice. Great communication skills and a proven capacity for leadership are required. Previous experience in a similar role would be highly regarded.

Qualifications

AHPRA registration and RN qualifications are essential.

Hours

Minimum three days per week and negotiable.

Remuneration

Above award.

How to apply

If this kind of challenge interests you, please call Lisa on 0414 471 882 or email [email protected] for more information.

Allied Health Rooms Available – Port Macquarie Expires: 03/05/2021

Fully furnished new modern big rooms available in a new extension at The Good Shepherd Medical Centre.

Practice is open seven days, available parking.

Please contact Nancy for more information:
[email protected]
0415 745 305

Casual Group Facilitator – Port Macquarie Expires: 31/05/2021

Casual Group Facilitator (Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker)

Group Therapy Practice is a niche private practice that specialises in providing group psychoeducation and skills training. The practice has been providing therapeutic group interventions in Port Macquarie for more than two years with an established reputation and reliable referral flow.

There is an opportunity for an experienced group facilitator to work on a casual contract basis.

Essential criteria

• Registration with AHPRA or relevant discipline authority
• Experience in providing group-based therapy sessions
• Knowledge and experience in dialectical behaviour therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy
• ABN and relevant insurance are required

Salary and conditions

• $130 per hour for skills training
• The opportunity to work within school hours if desired
• Full administration support, no booking appointments or taking payment
• Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
• Friendly environment with peer-support between psychologists

Please submit your expression of interest to: [email protected]

General Practitioner – Kempsey Expires: 30/06/2021

Kempsey Medical Centre is a privately owned and family run practice providing the highest quality care to their patients in the Kempsey shire.
They are seeking a dedicated, experienced VR GP to join their extremely busy practice.

They offer an extensive list of services, including but not limited to: antenatal care, women’s health, men’s health, immunisations, wound care, care plans, ear syringing, minor surgery and skin checks.

Benefits

• Great culture. Friendly and supported work environment, including supportive management and encouraging team of health professionals.
• Competitive remuneration – high earning potential
• Pharmacy, radiology and hospital close by
• High number of patients on offer
• Work hours – Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm with very limited after hours work
• 15 minutes to Crescent Head, 25 minutes to South West Rocks and 30 minutes to Port Macquarie
• Clinically well-equipped and supported by two nurses daily
• Spacious consulting rooms with plenty of natural light
• AGPAL accredited general practice

This is currently a Distribution Priority Area in MM4. Unable to offer Level 1 or 2 supervision. Immediate start.

If you would like to discuss this position and joining Kempsey Medical Centre, please call Louise Ahearn, Practice Manager, for a confidential conversation on 02 6562 6188 or email CV and expression of interest to: [email protected]

General Practitioner – Laurieton Expires: 01/08/2021

GP vacancy in Laurieton.

Mount View Medical Centre, 60 Bold St.

Accredited training practice in beautiful location.

For enquiries phone 0447 565 425 or email:  [email protected]

Skin Cancer General Practitioner – Port Macquarie Expires: 27/11/2021

Seeking interest for VR GPs with an interest in skin cancer medicine and surgery.

Part/full time position in a private billing facility with amazing support staff and equipment.

For enquiries email [email protected] or phone 0411 321 952.

General Practitioner – Port Macquarie Expires: 24/12/2021

Lighthouse Medical Centre would love for a VR General Practitioner to join their friendly team in beautiful Port Macquarie.

The practice is family owned and operated.

Flexible working hours. Full time or part time, Monday to Friday only.

The busy practice is fully accredited and well supported with professional and experienced administration and nursing staff.

Pathology, physiotherapy and psychology services onsite.

For further details please contact Maryrose Burgess in confidence by email:
[email protected]

General Practitioner – Port Macquarie Expires: 24/12/2021

Hermitage Hastings Medical Centre is looking for VR practitioners and are also able to accept those who are eligible for the RACGP Practice Experience Program (PEP).

The practice is family owned and operated.

Flexible working hours. Full time or part time, Monday to Friday only.

The busy practice is fully accredited and well supported with professional and experienced administration and nursing staff.

For further details, please contact Maryrose Burgess in confidence by email: [email protected]

Medical Rooms to Share – Port Macquarie Expires: 31/12/2021

Medical rooms to share on Lake Road near Port Macquarie Private Hospital.

For enquiries, contact Ivan Young on 0429 796 462 or email: [email protected]

VR General Practitioner- Port Macquarie Expires: 31/12/2021

The Good Shepherd Medical Centre is looking for a VR General Practitioner to join their friendly team in Port Macquarie.

Flexible working hours. Full time or part time.

The busy practice is fully accredited and well supported with professional and experienced administration and nursing staff.

Pharmacy, physiatrist and pathology services onsite.

For further details please contact Nancy by email: [email protected]

Receptionist – Port Macquarie New Expires: 31/12/2021

Part time receptionist position open for specialist clinic at Port Macquarie.

For enquiries contact:

0428 796 462
[email protected]

Mid North Coast

VMO General Practitioner – Bowraville New Expires: 16/04/2021

The Mid North Coast Local Health District is looking for a VMO General Practitioner in Bowraville. Permanent part-time position, 20 hours per week.

What you’ll be doing

  • Provide specialist clinical services for optimal patient outcomes including education and training of medical and nursing staff and the junior medical officers within the department.
  • Provide education, supervision and support to junior medical staff.
  • Provide effective specialist medical services and clinical management to patients in a complex clinical environment.
  • Provide contemporary clinical management and modern approach to the assessment and management of a broad range of health related conditions within on call specialty as determined.

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. Please ensure that you declare your Aboriginality in your statement, covering letter or CV.  In addition to addressing the selection criteria, Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality by supplying either a letter of Aboriginality signed under the common seal from a recognised incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community organisation such as Land Council or Elders group, Aboriginal Medical Service or a letter on letterhead from a Local Aboriginal Land Council demonstrating membership of the Council. Further information on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained here.

Salary will be in accordance with NSW Health State Awards for the advertised classification/s. These awards are available here.

To apply click here and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions.

Need more information?

Click here for the position description.

Learn more about applying for this position.

For role related queries or questions, contact Linda Kay: [email protected]

General Practitioner – Coffs Harbour New Expires: 20/04/2021

Galambila Aboriginal Corporation (trading as Galambila Aboriginal Health Service) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service located in Coffs Harbour, NSW.

Galambila is a leading provider of high quality, culturally relevant, comprehensive primary health and related care services. Presently Galambila is reviewing opportunities for enhancing whole of practice care and continuum of care approaches including embedding a Clinical Governance Framework and a Cultural Integrity Framework.

Galambila’s staff are key to improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for our clients. Galambila currently employs eight part-time general practitioners, three registered nurses, 12 Aboriginal health workers which includes AHW practitioners and health promotion, one clinical consultant pharmacist, one social worker, and one part-time psychologist. Galambila hosts several specialist clinics with specialists seeing clients on site, working alongside our primary health team to deliver comprehensive health services.

Galambila serves the Aboriginal communities of Coffs Harbour, Urunga, Bellingen, Woolgoolga and provides outreach services at a number of sites and venues across the region.

About the role

This is an opportunity for an experienced General Practitioner to support clients, their families, and the broader community improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for those on Gumbaynggirr lands.

You will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality primary health care from pre-conception to old-age. Galambila supports a patient-centred, whole of person wellbeing approach across this lifespan, where “health” is not just the absence of disease. There is a focus on providing up-to-date evidence-informed care and the prevention, early detection and management of long term health challenges around physical social and emotional wellbeing. You will have the opportunity to explore particular areas of interest within the primary health environment supported by a truly diverse multidisciplinary team.

This is a unique opportunity in a successful organisation that will be both rewarding and challenging. For more information on the tasks and functions of the role please download the position description from the Galambila website.

Benefits and Perks

A competitive salary package with a base salary negotiable based on experience and the ability to salary sacrifice up to $31,177 as a PBI organisation. Additional benefits include:

• 11% superannuation
• Additional 5 days sick leave per year
• Additional leave for NAIDOC and Christmas
• Additional 10 days paid study leave per year.

Galambila also provides support for staff with access to employee assistance program and ongoing professional development opportunities.

While the role is advertised as full time, there is scope to negotiate an adaptable roster based on personal situation and caring responsibilities. Galambila is open between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. There are no after hours or weekend rosters.

This is a competitive package located in a beautiful part of Australia.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have a variety of skills including:

• Client focused: Prioritises needs of clients. Aims for best outcomes for clients. Is outcome focussed. Follows through with commitments.
• Culturally aware: Respects differences in all forms. Adapts language to aid communication. Values diversity as a strength and positively utilises diversity.
• Knowledge of client issues: Maintains high level awareness of client issues as impacted by the social determinants of health.
• Service delivery – Client outcomes: Works with multi-disciplinary team to focus on client and community outcomes. Ensures own practice of excellence in service delivery.
• Reflective practice: Disseminates, promotes and develops reflective and evidenced based practice. Maintains continuous professional development requirements of respective college.
• Written communication: Writes accurate, succinct reports and ensures client notes are detailed and recorded efficiently.

Desirable

• Experience in an Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service
• Previous experience and a desire to develop less experienced medical practitioners including those undertaking general practitioner specialisation

Qualifications

It is a pre-requisite for the following qualification:

• Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
• Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Registration

The successful applicant must be AHPRA Registered through the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner including specialisation as a General Practitioner.

How to apply

To apply for this role, you will need to provide:

• A completed applicant details form
• Your updated resume
• A cover letter addressing the capabilities of the role.

You can submit your application directly by email to [email protected] or online at www.galambila.org.au/careers.

For further information, please phone Jane Lennis or Naomi Ingram on (02) 6652 0850.

The application package on the Galambila website contains full details of the role and duties.

VR General Practitioners – Macksville Expires: 30/04/2021

Macksville Medical Centre/Hibiscus Medical Rooms are seeking full-time VR General Practitioners to join their team on the beautiful Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Escape the hustle and bustle (and expense) of big city living and come to the fabulous Mid North Coast of NSW, where you will enjoy a great lifestyle with clean air, glorious beaches, rivers and mountains only minutes away.

The practice has a strong community feel and is popular among the locals and their families. They have a team of three general practitioners, nursing support, practice manager and experienced admin staff working between both medical rooms. They have a comfortable air-conditioned reception area, large treatment room with two separate cubicles and allied health facilities: pathology, podiatry, psychology and hearing services on site at the Macksville rooms. They operate a fully computerised system using Medical Director and Pracsoft.

Whilst they are looking for a generalist GP, an interest in aged care would be a benefit. The surgery has maintained a strong commitment to the aged care residents in the area over many years. They are looking for friendly, engaging GPs who are focused on quality of patient care, professionally presented and has good communication skills to be a part of the team.

Benefits

• Flexible working hours
• Bulk billing
• Inspiring and collaborative team culture dedicated to providing excellence in health care
• Be part of a team that supports work life balance, self care and wellbeing
• Competitive percentage of billings

Essential Requirements

• Full AHPRA registration
• Vocationally registered and hold FRACGP / FACRRM
• General practice experience in Australia
• Looking to make a long-term / permanent commitment to the practice

Send enquiries to: [email protected]

Lead Nurse – Port Macquarie Expires: 30/04/2021

Flynns Beach Medical Centre is a respected and friendly family practice in beautiful Port Macquarie. They are seeking a lead nurse to join their growing team.

Responsibilities include clinical leadership and treatment room duties, oversight of team responsibilities including the nurse led clinic, liaison with GPs, HR including rosters and training, supporting practice accreditation (2022) and contributing to the practice leadership team providing input on strategic and operational issues.

This role will suit someone who is passionate about the contribution of nurses to quality patient care in general practice. Great communication skills and a proven capacity for leadership are required. Previous experience in a similar role would be highly regarded.

Qualifications

AHPRA registration and RN qualifications are essential.

Hours

Minimum three days per week and negotiable.

Remuneration

Above award.

How to apply

If this kind of challenge interests you, please call Lisa on 0414 471 882 or email [email protected] for more information.

Behaviour Support Practitioner – Coffs Harbour and Newcastle Expires: 01/05/2021

Chrysalis Therapeutic Support Services is a registered NDIS provider for behaviour support who provide specialist support to adults, children and young people with disability within NSW. Their clinic is based Newcastle with additional clinics in Coffs Harbour and Sydney.

Why join?

• Growing company
• Professional development- Assistance and training to maintain NQSC credentials
• Work-life balance – Chrysalis supports and encourages flexibility for a better work-life balance
• Registered NDIS provider

About the role

Chrysalis is currently seeking experienced Behaviour Support Practitioners to join their behaviour support team in Coffs Harbour and Newcastle.

As the Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will undertake a functional behavioural assessments and analysis, develop and write NDIS behaviour support plans that meet the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding requirements and work closely with the participant, their family, carers, guardian and other stakeholders to support the implementation of the behaviour support plan.

Responsibilities

• To assist individuals and their families to identify their needs through assessment and person centred planning and to develop meaningful goals and practical strategies to support people in their home and community.

• Use of a range of assessment tools to complete behavioural analysis and functional assessments.

• Develop behaviour support plans utilising a positive behaviour support framework with a commitment to eliminate and fade out restrictive practices.

• Provide clinical advice and support to individuals, families, carers and support workers who will be implementing behaviour support plans.

• Develop strong collaborative relationships with government and non-government service providers for ongoing support.

• Record and report accurately, including billable hours performed.

• Commit to the implementation of the behaviour support capability framework and NDIS Code of Conduct as part of your employment.

Skills and experience

Essential:

• Must reside in and hold full working rights in Australia.

• Relevant tertiary qualifications in: psychology, social work, occupational therapy or similar areas of social and behavioural sciences or a minimum of three years working as a Behaviour Support Practitioner with three years conducting functional behavioural analysis and assessment.

• Registration or ability to register as a practitioner with the NDIS.

• Registered with member associations if applicable such as AASW, AHPRA

• Has explicit knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support principles including functional behaviour assessment, intervention and service delivery practices, and Restrictive Practice Authorisation processes.

• Well-developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills

• Current driver’s licence and a willingness to drive.

• Current NQSC worker screening and First Aid Certificate.

Desirable

•Experience working with participants who live with psychosocial disability

• Therapeutic skills from a diverse range of modalities

Wage ranges from $85,000 -100,000 depending on experience.

For enquiries, contact: [email protected]

Allied Health Rooms Available – Port Macquarie Expires: 03/05/2021

Fully furnished new modern big rooms available in a new extension at The Good Shepherd Medical Centre.

Practice is open seven days, available parking.

Please contact Nancy for more information:
[email protected]
0415 745 305

Mental Health Clinician – Kempsey and Bellingen New Expires: 14/05/2021

Social Futures has an exciting new position (part of new team/program) for a Mental Health Clinician working as part of a small team within the Suicide Aftercare Program across Kempsey and Bellingen LGAs.  This key role provides short-term psychological intervention and support to people at risk of suicide or self-harm with therapeutic support provided in a range of settings including outreach. The role also contributes to a weekend referral intake and assessment roster.

The clinician provides direct support as well as engaging with key stakeholders to ensure sound referral pathways and supports.  The role requires someone with an understanding of recovery-oriented support and trauma informed care in suicide prevention with the ability to implement these in both clinical practice and psycho-social supports.

To access a position description, address the selection criteria and apply online, please visit the Social Futures website.

For further information, please contact Bruce Tucker on 0417 443 946.

Casual Group Facilitator – Port Macquarie Expires: 31/05/2021

Casual Group Facilitator (Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker)

Group Therapy Practice is a niche private practice that specialises in providing group psychoeducation and skills training. The practice has been providing therapeutic group interventions in Port Macquarie for more than two years with an established reputation and reliable referral flow.

There is an opportunity for an experienced group facilitator to work on a casual contract basis.

Essential criteria

• Registration with AHPRA or relevant discipline authority
• Experience in providing group-based therapy sessions
• Knowledge and experience in dialectical behaviour therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy
• ABN and relevant insurance are required

Salary and conditions

• $130 per hour for skills training
• The opportunity to work within school hours if desired
• Full administration support, no booking appointments or taking payment
• Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
• Friendly environment with peer-support between psychologists

Please submit your expression of interest to: [email protected]

Carer Peer Facilitator – Coffs Harbour New Expires: 31/05/2021

Carers NSW is the peak body in NSW for carers of all ages and circumstances. They are a not-for-profit organisation connecting and empowering carers and improving their quality of life through support, referrals, capacity building and training.

Carers NSW is looking for Peer Facilitators to be based in Newcastle, Coffs Harbour and the New England region with availability to travel throughout the region (Central Coast, Hunter New England and North Coast).

The Peer Facilitator is responsible for organising and facilitating peer support, where carers meet in person to share their experiences, learn from each other and develop networks to help support and connect with one another. At times, this role will be required to utilise online platforms such as Zoom to conduct facilitated sessions. Carers NSW is looking for full time and part time Peer Support Facilitators to join their growing team. This is a contract position until the end of June 2022, with possible extension.

The successful candidate will be able to meet the following essential criteria:

• Lived experience as a carer
• Strong experience and skills in group facilitation
• Knowledge of the community care and health systems and other programs relevant to carers
• Understanding of and commitment to at least one carer demographic group, such as ageing, disability and mental health
• Excellent computer and administrative skills, including experience using digital platforms such as Zoom and Skype
• Ability to work within a team environment
• Availability to travel within our region

Desirable criteria

• Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

Benefits

Carers NSW can offer you a competitive salary plus not for profit salary packaging benefits and a friendly team committed to the organisation’s purpose.

To apply

To apply, please send a cover letter addressing the essential criteria together with your resume by 9am Monday 12 of April 2021: [email protected]

For further information, please contact Josette in the Carers NSW HR Team on (02) 9280 4744.

A criminal record check and working with children check will be required as a condition of employment.

Carers NSW recognises the value of diversity in its workplace and acknowledges the contributions that people of diverse backgrounds bring to the organisation.

General Practitioner – Port Macquarie Expires: 24/12/2021

Lighthouse Medical Centre would love for a VR General Practitioner to join their friendly team in beautiful Port Macquarie.

The practice is family owned and operated.

Flexible working hours. Full time or part time, Monday to Friday only.

The busy practice is fully accredited and well supported with professional and experienced administration and nursing staff.

Pathology, physiotherapy and psychology services onsite.

For further details please contact Maryrose Burgess in confidence by email:
[email protected]

General Practitioner – Port Macquarie Expires: 24/12/2021

Hermitage Hastings Medical Centre is looking for VR practitioners and are also able to accept those who are eligible for the RACGP Practice Experience Program (PEP).

The practice is family owned and operated.

Flexible working hours. Full time or part time, Monday to Friday only.

The busy practice is fully accredited and well supported with professional and experienced administration and nursing staff.

For further details, please contact Maryrose Burgess in confidence by email: [email protected]

Medical Rooms to Share – Coffs Harbour Expires: 31/12/2021

Medical rooms available to share in the Coffs Harbour CBD.

For enquiries, contact Ivan Young on 0429 796 462 or email: [email protected]

Medical Rooms to Share – Port Macquarie Expires: 31/12/2021

Medical rooms to share on Lake Road near Port Macquarie Private Hospital.

For enquiries, contact Ivan Young on 0429 796 462 or email: [email protected]

VR General Practitioner- Port Macquarie Expires: 31/12/2021

The Good Shepherd Medical Centre is looking for a VR General Practitioner to join their friendly team in Port Macquarie.

Flexible working hours. Full time or part time.

The busy practice is fully accredited and well supported with professional and experienced administration and nursing staff.

Pharmacy, physiatrist and pathology services onsite.

For further details please contact Nancy by email: [email protected]

Northern Rivers

VR General Practitioner – Lennox Head Expires: 14/04/2021

Looking for an experienced GP to join the committed and professional team in Lennox Head at Epiq Marketplace, 5 Snapper Drive.

This is a quality general practice with a focus on preventative health.

The practice uses Best Practice software and is GP owned and run.

For enquiries, email: [email protected]

Allied Health Receptionist/Administrator – Ballina New Expires: 20/04/2021

Salary: $27.45 to $31.45 an hour casual dependent on relevant experience and qualifications.

Hours: 24-27.5 hours/week

Time vacant: from 12 Apr 2021

About the business

This is a growing allied health practice based in Ballina offering services including dietetics and occupational therapy. The practice works with its clients to achieve their goals and maximise their quality of life by providing high quality, evidence-based services and holistic care.

Job benefits and perks

• Support and training to progress your career and achieve your goals.
• A friendly and supportive work environment.
• Flexible working conditions to support work life balance (e.g. can support working parents wanting school hours).

About the role

As the clinic Receptionist and Administrator, you will be representing the practice as the first point of contact for clients and other stakeholders. You will be responsible for positively shaping the interaction that clients have with the practice, ensuring that you provide excellent customer service through all means of communication. You will also look after a range of administrative duties to ensure the smooth operations of the practice while supporting the allied health team.

Your role will include

• Greeting and attending to clients and guests upon arrival.
• Answering phone/internet enquiries and managing appointment bookings for 3-5 Allied Staff using online practice management software.
• Take payments using HICAPS EFTPOS machine, including Medicare rebates. Process online payments and DVA/Medicare payments.
• Invoice NDIS service providers.
• Debt collection activities as required. Chase outstanding invoices.
• Reconciling accounts using Xero.
• Organising wages and superannuation payments.
• Ordering office and therapy supplies.
• Assisting with preparation of client resources.
• Drafting NDIS agreements.
• Setting up online templates and forms.
• Help to maintain a clean and tidy office as required.
• Willingness to work from home if required (as may be required with COVID).
• Post Office collection/mailing.
• Assisting with promotion of services (e.g. website posts).

Selection Criteria

You Must:

1. Be able to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
2. Have an interest in working in healthcare and improving health outcomes for clients.
3. Have an understanding and respect of cultural diversity and differing abilities.
4. Have excellent customer service skills; be friendly and welcoming to all clients and inquiries.
5. Have excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritise your workload and work without direct supervision.
6. Be able to communicate effectively with all clients, staff and referrers and work as a team member.
7. Be competent at Microsoft Office.
8. Have basic IT skills/experience to be able to assist with IT installation, updates and maintenance.
9. Have the ability to assist in developing and implementing new processes to increase administrative efficiency.
10. Have a commitment to continuous improvement and learning.

Desirable

• Have had some experience in reception duties and/or with health practice management systems.
• Have had some experience with accounting software such as Xero.
• Certificate in administration or equivalent experience.
• 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role.

To apply, please click here and select ‘Apply Now’ button before 20 April. The practice is hoping to interview for the position on Friday 23 April.

Casual General Practice Nurse – Casino Expires: 25/04/2021

Maria Clinic Casino is seeking a casual Registered General Practice Nurse. Weekend and after hours may be required. Possible to lead to permanent position with clinic.

Applicant Criteria

• Current APHRA Registration, RN Div 1

• Previous community nursing and/or practice nursing experience preferred, but not essential

• Ability to work autonomously and make sound clinical decisions within scope of practice

• Evidence of immunisation clearance

You will be responsible for (but not limited to) delivering individualized clinical based nursing care in the general practice under the supervision of the general practitioners. This will include: dressings and wound care, assisting with minor procedures, health assessments and care planning. chronic disease management, immunisations and injections CVC, ATSI-CTG, ECG’s and spirometry education and health care planning and promotion policy development and accreditation.

Maria Clinic Casino is a family based general practice that is well established in the Richmond Valley area, which is 120 kilometres from the Gold Coast. The team has four GPs, two permanent registered nurses, onsite pathology and hearing care.

Apply to [email protected] – Practice Manager, Maria Clinic, Casino.

VR General Practitioner /GP General Registrant – Casino Expires: 25/04/2021

Maria Clinic is a purpose-built practice in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. Maria Clinic Casino has been operating for over 10 years and has a good established patient base and professional rooms that can accommodate six GPs plus allied health and pathology. Maria Clinic is fully accredited, committed to bringing comprehensive quality care to their patients. The practice currently has three general practitioners, one registrar and one PEP GP, along with two registered practice nurses. Mixed billing, friendly team, fully computerised. Position is to replace a leaving GP with full patient load.

Looking for a vocationally registered/generally registered full-time/part-time GP to replace a doctor with full patient load.

DPA area.

PEP/ MDRAP eligible candidates are welcome. Good opportunity for Generally registered doctors to enrol RLRP or ACRRM

Mentorship possible for the right candidates.

Computerised, fully accredited practice with mixed billing, practice nurse, VMO position possible in Casino/Lismore Base Hospital (optional).

Opening hours are between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.

No public holidays or Sunday work.

Maria Clinic is a family medical practice providing comprehensive medical care to the Richmond valley community. Most of the patients are elderly. This role requires all aspects of care including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, networking with local health agencies, Telehealth, CVC program, CTG program and care plans.

Clinical requirements of this role

• Emergency: basic life support, removal of foreign bodies from eye-ear-nose, burn management.
• General Practice Skills: IV infusions, immunisation, suturing, ECG interpretation,
• Treat and diagnose medical illnesses such as diabetes mellitus, asthma, gastroenteritis, epilepsy, heart disease, chronic ulcers, carcinoma and undertake medical assessment, care plans,
• Work cover management, reports
• Surgery: Taking patient history, physical examination, stitching and minor surgical services e.g. suture of superficial and deep lacerations, cryotherapy, incision and drainage of abscess, excision of skin lesions
• Mental health plans
• Obstetrics and gynaecology: taking patient history, antenatal and postnatal care, pap smear test, pre pregnancy counselling
• Radiology: interpret X-rays

Qualifications, knowledge, skills, experience

• Primary medical degree
• Eligible for registration with the AHPRA
• CPR certificate
• ALS Certificate

For enquiries, contact: [email protected]

Practice Nurse – Ballina Expires: 31/05/2021

Registered Nurse required for established general medical practice at Ballina.

Currently requiring two days per week. The practice has three to four doctors working daily with one or two registered nurses. This is a congenial practice with friendly and experienced staff, seeking a professional who enjoys providing service to appreciative patients.

Please send applications to the practice manager at: [email protected]

For further enquiries, contact reception on (02) 6686 2611.

Practice Manager – Ballina Expires: 31/05/2021

Practice Manager required in Ballina.

This congenial general practice has experienced reception and nursing staff, three female and four male general practitioners providing services to loyal and appreciative patients. Experience in private practice is essential, general practice management desirable.

Please send applications to [email protected]. For enquiries, phone reception on (02) 6686 2611.

Therapy Room Available for Psychologist, Psychiatrist or Social Worker – Bangalow Expires: 01/06/2021

An established therapy practice in Bangalow is looking for a psychologist, psychiatrist or social worker to join their team in a gorgeous new building.

Rooms are available one or two days per week.

Please get in touch for more information. Start date: 1 January 2021.

For enquiries email [email protected] or phone 0423 163 777.

General Practitioner – Ballina Expires: 01/07/2021

A position is available for an enthusiastic VR GP to join a well-established practice in Ballina on the Far North Coast. The practice presently has four male and two female GPs with with well-equipped rooms, a full-time nurse, experienced reception staff and practice manager. It is a very happy, friendly and well respected practice, providing care to the expanding area of Ballina and its surrounds.

Ballina is on the coast with wonderful breaches extending to Byron Bay, 20 km north. Ballina has a number of excellent schools and a local hospital where VMO positions are available, if desired.

Ballina airport has daily flights to Sydney and Melbourne, while the Pacific Highway passes through Ballina to Brisbane, less than two hours drive north.

The position is available for 3-4 days a week with remuneration of 70% of receipts with a view to joining the practice as an associate.

For enquiries, contact Christopher Greenway at [email protected] or phone 0432 287 145.

Clinical Room for Rent – Casino Expires: 31/12/2021

Maria Clinic Casino is building brand new clinic rooms, due for completion February 2021.

There is an opportunity for allied health practitioners or specialists to rent room on a full-time or part-time basis. Room size is 3.2 x 3.85m.

Please contact  [email protected] to discuss your requirements.

VR General Practitioner – Ocean Shores Expires: 31/12/2021

Work Type: Both FT & PT

Seeking a VR GP with interests in all aspects of family health to join the friendly team at Ocean Shores Medical Centre. The Ocean Shores Medical Centre has been established for over 30 years. It is located in the coastal town of Ocean Shores, 15 minutes north of Byron Bay. You will be joining a busy team of GPs with support from the practice manager, a team of registered nurses and admin staff. The position is to replace a GP.

• 30mins GC Airport, 10mins Byron Bay
• High %, no AH or on call
• Busy practice
• Mixed billing
• Flexible conditions
• AGPAL full accreditation
• Modern, computerised
• Attached skin clinic optional
• Great friendly team

Who can apply:

Unrestricted VR General Practitioners

What to expect:

Busy, interesting patient load
Full time nursing help
Medical Director and Pracsoft software
Happy, co-operative team

To be successful:

Must have current AHPRA registration
Must have FRACGP or equivalent

Commencement: available now or flexible.

Enquiries:

Phone: (02) 6680 1580
Email: [email protected]

GPs Wanted – Kingscliff Expires: 31/12/2021

Kingscliff Doctors is a family owned practice with a strong, caring team of Doctors, nurses, and reception staff. Kingscliff Doctors is looking for like-minded GPs to join their expanding team who really want to make a difference to their patients’ health, and who are committed to growing the practice long-term.

Kingscliff Doctors is currently located on the outside of the main shopping village in Kingscliff; however, they are due to move into brand new, purpose-built premises within the shopping centre itself later this year, offering added convenience to patients.

Being a family owned practice, Kingscliff Doctors has a strong focus on finding the right work/life balance for everyone. They offer a professional team of nurses and reception staff dedicated to supporting doctors, a fully equipped treatment room and a very experienced practice manager.

You would be taking on an existing patient base, but with plenty of room to expand.

The clinical software is Best Practice – full training provided if you are not yet familiar with the program.

To attract the right person, Kingscliff Doctors is offering:

• 70% of billings
• $10,000 as a bonus after six months, or guaranteed income for six weeks as you establish your patient base
•  3-5 days per week
•  Support to market your specialty to our patients (ie. skin, chronic disease management, mental health, women’s health, etc.)

Essential: FRACGP

If you are interested in finding out more about the practice or would like to discuss the position further, please email: [email protected]

Tweed Valley

Full & Part Time GPs – Tweed Heads Expires: 30/04/2021

Do you want to be part of a health care team that boasts strong team bonds, is education driven, and delivers quality patient care with a large nursing and administration support team all in a state of the art purpose built facility?

Tweed Health for Everyone is currently seeking several GPs to help with their ever-growing community demand.

The practice can offer you:

• State of the art facilities within a purpose built building
• Flexibility and work-life balance, including rotation between clinics
• In-house pathology collection at both sites
• The Tweed clinic offers in-house pharmacy, optometrist, dentist, physiotherapist, dietitian, psychologist, speech pathologist and podiatrist.
• Full-time registered nurse assistance at both locations
• In house CPD training and much more.

Tweed Health for Everyone is considered to be one of the best in the country, owing its success to the talented individuals they employ. If you feel you can also contribute to their ongoing commitment to the community, please apply.
This is not a DWS position.

Please forward all enquiries to: [email protected]

The GP-led Super Clinic in Tweed Heads South operates seven days a week, Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 7.30pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 8am – 1pm.

The Terranora site operates Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

The team at Tweed Health for Everyone currently includes 26 x GPs, 14 x allied health, 17 x nursing staff, 5 x administration support team members and 20 x reception team members.

Click here to learn more.

GPs Wanted – Kingscliff Expires: 31/12/2021

Kingscliff Doctors is a family owned practice with a strong, caring team of Doctors, nurses, and reception staff. Kingscliff Doctors is looking for like-minded GPs to join their expanding team who really want to make a difference to their patients’ health, and who are committed to growing the practice long-term.

Kingscliff Doctors is currently located on the outside of the main shopping village in Kingscliff; however, they are due to move into brand new, purpose-built premises within the shopping centre itself later this year, offering added convenience to patients.

Being a family owned practice, Kingscliff Doctors has a strong focus on finding the right work/life balance for everyone. They offer a professional team of nurses and reception staff dedicated to supporting doctors, a fully equipped treatment room and a very experienced practice manager.

You would be taking on an existing patient base, but with plenty of room to expand.

The clinical software is Best Practice – full training provided if you are not yet familiar with the program.

To attract the right person, Kingscliff Doctors is offering:

• 70% of billings
• $10,000 as a bonus after six months, or guaranteed income for six weeks as you establish your patient base
•  3-5 days per week
•  Support to market your specialty to our patients (ie. skin, chronic disease management, mental health, women’s health, etc.)

Essential: FRACGP

If you are interested in finding out more about the practice or would like to discuss the position further, please email: [email protected]

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