We are South West Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS) , a Noongar Community Controlled Health Organisation, based in South-West WA, founded on the principles of self-determination, empowerment and freedom of choice.
Operating out of Bunbury on the beautiful Western Coast of Australia, we have clinics across multiple communities in the greater South-West region and provide a wide range of services, including primary and allied health, aged care, disability services, social and emotional support, child and maternal health, and more.
Our mission is, “to provide high-quality, culturally appropriate and holistic healthcare which builds strong and healthy Aboriginal Communities.”
It is an exciting time for SWAMS, having been granted a multi-million dollar contract to build a new facility, we are growing and expanding our capacity to provide effective care.
SWAMS are now looking for General Practitioners (GPs or Primary Health Doctors) to join our Bunbury and outreach teams.
Part of the SWAMS team, you’ll work collaboratively with our GPs and wider health team to ensure the best healthcare available through professional development and ongoing learning and upskilling.
As one of our GPs, you will provide in-clinic care to our clients for acute and chronic conditions . Your expertise in diagnosing and treating a diverse range of conditions will ensure the provision of top-quality primary healthcare. Working closely across our multidisciplinary team, you'll engage in care coordination, health promotion, and preventive medicine , and will refer clients to needed allied health services both internal and external to SWAMS. GP positions are available in our Bunbury-based clinic or as part of our outreach team.
Working alongside Indigenous colleagues and for Indigenous clients, you will use cultural understanding and culturally appropriate care and communication in everything you do.
What’s on Offer
When you join SWAMS, you'll be part of a collaborative and caring team, where you'll earn an hourly rate circa $100 - $150 plus super and great benefits!
- Relocation - make this beautiful region your home
- Great work-life balance - work standard Monday-Friday office hours with no on-call rosters, and no weekend or public holiday work
- Salary Packaging - up to $15,900 through access pay
- Up to 6 weeks annual leave
- Work vehicles available for travel between clinics
As our newest GP, you will be qualified and experienced in delivering primary healthcare. You will hold current AHPRA general registration and either FRACGP or FACRRM specialist fellowship.
Thriving in collaborative team environments , you will love working with diverse people and treating a wide range of conditions. Your ability to work well during change and continually commit to professional development will serve you well with SWAMS.
You will have a high level of cultural awareness , and be open to learning and growing in relation to providing culturally safe care. Experience in ACCHOs and working in remote Aboriginal communities is desirable.
As there is some requirement to travel between clinics, you will have a valid driver's license.
Please note: You will need to hold or be eligible to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and pass a National Police Clearance.
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