- Part-time: combine satisfying GP work in a friendly rural community with other interests.
- Dunoon General Practice may well have the most flexible working conditions in the region. If you would like to work hours ranging from occasional days, up to four days per week, please get in touch.
- Handy location.
- Efficient, flexible work team.
Dunoon General Practice has been operating for over 15 years. The practice accommodates 1-3 doctors and services the communities of Dunoon and surrounding villages.
Dunoon General Practice’s clientele is stable and loyal. It includes farmers (macadamias, cattle, blueberries, avocadoes), young families, retirees and people who work in Lismore.
It is a fully accredited, bulk-billing practice with a practice nurse, a visiting respiratory nurse-practitioner and highly capable, experienced admin staff. It also has a visiting exercise physiologist, a social worker who runs group sessions for people suffering from pain, anxiety and depression, and facilities for patients to have video consultations with psychiatrists and other specialists.
Dunoon is a friendly, connected community. It has a pre-school, a primary school and family day-care options. Other small schools are available in the surrounding villages. Dunoon has a post office, general store and community hall. The local sports club is the home of the Dunoon United Football Club and has two full-size soccer fields. The club also has a bar, restaurant, playground, outdoor gym equipment and a tennis court. Exercise physiologist-run fitness classes, yoga, massage and a men’s shed are also available in Dunoon. Dunoon is a 40 minute drive from Byron Bay and Ballina, and 15 minutes from Lismore.
Lismore (the “capital” of the Northern Rivers region) has three public high schools, three private high schools, a university and a vibrant arts, sport, food and cafe culture. Lismore has a full range of pathology, radiology and specialist services and a very supportive base hospital.
Applicants may be eligible for:
- The General Practice Rural Incentive Program – GP Component (GPRIP). (For eligibility criteria visit: GPRIP – Australian Government Department of Health website)
- NSW Rural Doctors Network Grants (For more information visit: RDN Grants – NSW Rural Doctors Network website)
Please contact Dr Nathan Kesteven (principal doctor) or Jessica Lowe (practice manager) to find out more about this opportunity:
Tel: (02) 6689 5811