General Practitioner - Cape York Peninsula QLD (JOB - 10003272)

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
injinoo QLD 4876
  • Look no further, this is an opportunity for your next adventure in Far North Queensland!
  • We have a unique opportunity for non-VR GPs to receive fully funded training to complete their Fellowship! Training is fully funded by the Australian Government 
  • Potential for salary support plus generous relocation package on offer.
  • RVTS high fellowship achievement rate 

NPA has a fulltime General Practitioner vacancy, which is a targeted recruitment location under the Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS).
RVTS is a vocational training program for medical practitioners in communities throughout remote and rural Australia.
As a targeted recruitment location, training is fully funded by the Australian Government and the four-year training program is delivered by Distance Education and Remote Supervision to Fellowship of the ACRRM and/or RACGP.
This location has been nominated under the RVTS Targeted Recruitment campaign which allows successful candidates to be eligible to apply for potential salary support, 
Benefits of Training with RVTS

  • Registrars stay in their community for the duration of their training. 
  • Combination of remote and face-to-face training 
  • Personalised supervision and comprehensive support 
  • RVTS high fellowship achievement rate 
  • Fully funded by the Australian Government and no application fee 
  • Registrars are eligible for the A1 Medicare schedule.
  • Potential for salary support

Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
After Hours Requirements:  No
Salary Information:  Negotiable (based on experience & qualifications)
About the Organisation:
This not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and controlled non-government health, social health and wellbeing organization has been operational for over 25 years and employs over 130 staff. At the heart of the organisation is the Primary Health Care Centre at Injinoo, an accredited General Practice, delivering services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. At Injinoo, Umagico, Bamaga, Seisia and New Mapoon.
About Life in the Northern Peninsular Area (NPA):
Find a new, relaxed way of life in tropical Far North Queensland, just 25km from the tip of Cape York Peninsula and 900km north of Cairns, with daily flights to Cairns being just under 2 hours, travel is a breeze.
The main centre for the 3,000 people of the five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Inland communities is Bamaga, a well serviced and close-knit neighbourhood offering residents everything you'd expect in a large country town - schools, a supermarket, hospital, post office, service station/workshop, child care services, clothing store, hotel, snack bar and bakery.
You will be dazzled by the recreational opportunities offered by the natural beauty on your doorstep. Fishing and boating are major recreational pastimes on the stunning Jardine River, and the many local coastal reefs and islands. Discover the local rivers and swimming holes as well as beautiful white sand beaches, while the nearby rainforest provides endless opportunities to explore this area.
About the Opportunity:
This organisation is looking for a General Practitioner to work within a cohesive and integrated team.  The General Practitioner provides a high standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach towards diagnosis and management of illness. This position will demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting health, wellbeing, and disease prevention, working in collaboration with local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers. This role is also supported by the Queensland Health, Primary Health Care Facility. Further details will be discussed with the successful candidate.
About You:

  • To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Tertiary qualification in Medicine with current unrestricted specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • AHPRA Registration – General
  • Current Medical Indemnity Insurance
  • Experience in or a demonstrated commitment to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.
  • Willingness and ability to accommodate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander values and traditions including willingness to take advice from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.

It is a condition of employment for this position that the employee be vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the Workers in a Healthcare Setting (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements) Direction.

About the Benefits:
If you are looking for a change of pace, a change of lifestyle or are seeking a new adventure, this may be the role for you. Experience working 38 hours a week in a location that provides the best the "top end" can offer — fishing, camping, amazing wildlife, 4WD adventures.
In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful applicant will enjoy an above award salary (dependent on experience and qualifications) plus super. Furthermore, you will have the option of salary sacrifice arrangements to increase your take-home pay.
A fully furnished two-bedroom air-conditioned accommodation and vehicle is provided with the position and NPAFACS will cover relocation costs of up to $3,000.
What you will receive:

  • 20 days paid Annual Leave including 17.5% loading.
  • 10 days Personal/ Carers Leave
  • Approx. 10 days paid leave over the Christmas closure period.
  • 5 days paid Remote Leave

This is a fantastic opportunity for career growth and advancement, as well as a great chance to experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures first hand.
Employer questions:

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

For more information on this position, please contact our team!
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.


Job Type
Business Type
Community Health Service
Job Title
General Practitioner - Cape York Peninsula QLD (JOB - 10003272)
Salary / Pay Details
Negotiable (Based on Experience & Qualifications)
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Job Reference
JOB -10003272
injinoo QLD 4876
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