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.  We support 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 www.galambila.org.au/careers


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; and
  • 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.

Whilst 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.


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



It is a pre-requisite for the following qualification:

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



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

Full details of the role and duties may be found in the General-Practitioner package


How to apply

Please download the General-Practitioner Package before submitting your application.  To submit your application for this role you will need to provide:

  • A completed Applicant Details Form;
  • Your updated Resume; and
  • A cover letter addressing the capabilities of the role.

You can submit your application directly by email to HR@Galambila.org.au

For further information please ring Jane Lennis or Naomi Ingram on 02) 6652 0800 – you will also have the opportunity to speak with a clinical team member about the role at a mutually convenient time.



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