General Practitioner

Employer: Flourish Australia

Seeking experienced GPs to join our existing team for an immediate start!

 

About headspace:

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 years old. This service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support, and alcohol and other drug services. 

Working at a headspace centre gives GPs an opportunity to: – improve the lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team; – provide a full range of health services, with an emphasis on managing mental health problems; – be part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team; and – develop confidence and increased skills in working with young people.

 

Other benefits include:

  • Focus on evidence-based practice; from assessment to appropriate prescribing
  • Potential access to a range of supports including supervision and professional development
  • Modern fully computerised facilitates with full reception and admin support
  • Competitive remuneration with a 100% of MBS billings
  • Part-time positions are welcomed

What we are looking for:

  • An interest in mental health (particularly early intervention)
  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of young people
  • To provide a full range of health services including sexual and reproductive health, chronic health management and general health checks
  • Be Vocationally Registered and eligible to apply for a Medicare Provider number
  • No DWS, or GPs with Medicare moratorium restrictions. 
  • GPs with an active interest in teaching and training will be highly regarded

What we can offer: 

  • AGPPAL accredited  practice                                                                 
  • Newly built, modern facilities 
  • A multi-disciplinary team focus with support from onsite Allied Health Practitioners and the receptionist
  • Flexible working hours with few limits while you build your practice
  • Full administration support including reception, appointment bookings & billing
  • Fully computerised medical software with IT support. Training provided on-site
  • Fully managed case co-ordination along with regular multi-disciplinary case review
  • Accredited GP Registrar training practice

About the Opportunity:

We are seeking youth-focused General Practitioners (fully registered), with an interest in youth mental health, to join headspace services at two established centers in Parramatta (NSW) & Bankstown (NSW).

You will have access to flexible working arrangements and be fully supported by a team consisting of Clinical Lead, Practice Administrator, Intake Team, and Admin and Reception staff.

 

 

For more information contact:

Name: Tom Traae - Senior Clinical Manager headspace Services
Phone: 0408 401 343
Email: tom.traae@flourishaustralia.org.au