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Benefits of a career as a Central Coast GP

Are you considering making the move to Central Coast for your GP career? You might have a few questions on your mind about the move, your career here, and the opportunities available to your partner and family.

We’ve answered some of the common questions below. If you have a specific question, please complete the form and we’ll get back to you.

Job Opportunities

What job opportunities are available?

We have a variety of GP and registrar job opportunities available across the Central Coast. You can view these on our jobs page.

Will I receive anything in return for taking a job on the Central Coast?

We’re looking for more GPs to move to the beautiful Central Coast and help treat and manage patients. A monetary incentive will be available to eligible GPs moving into the Central Coast region for work.

There are no jobs that suit me. What do I do?

If there are currently no jobs suited to your career, don’t worry! New jobs will continue to be added to the jobs board. Keep checking our Central Coast GP job opportunities page to see the latest job listings.

What are some of the benefits of being a GP on the Central Coast?

Aside from helping diverse patients, the variety of medical facilities in the area and the opportunity to live in an area with over 41 beaches? Lots of things!

Central Coast living

Central Coast living

The Central Coast includes a range of suburbs which are beautiful, diverse and laidback. You can view the full list of Central Coast suburbs here.

What can I do on the Central Coast?

Central Coast is known for its pristine beaches, natural playground, dining and shopping precincts, and seaside towns. Located just one hour from Sydney and half an hour from Newcastle, you’ll find everything at your fingertips.

You can learn more about what you can do and what special events are happening on the Central Coast here.

I’m keen to move to the Central Coast. What do I need to know?
Why should I move to the Central Coast?

There are numerous reasons why you should move to the Central Coast. From lower house prices to a stunning natural environment and exciting lifestyle, the Central Coast has something for everyone. Being in close proximity to Sydney and Newcastle, you have choices right at your fingertips.

Central Coast offers a life of endless possibilities to General Practitioners in both your career and education. The region provides the benefits of a smaller community with specialists easily within reach for referrals.

If you’re tired of the long commute to work and would prefer to swap the train for an adventure in the outdoors or time with your loved ones, Central Coast is the ideal next step in your career.

Moving here

I’m looking for a place to live. What real estate agencies are available to help me?

We have a range of real estate agencies who can help you find your dream home anywhere on the Central Coast. Find a full list here.

How do I find the right school for my children?

The Central Coast offers public, private and selective schools across the region. You can find your correct school by zone here. Alternatively, read a full list of primary and high schools here.

I’m moving with my partner. What’s the best way for them to find a job?

If you’re partner is looking for a new job on the Central Coast, we suggest looking on some job listing sites like Seek or Indeed. You never know what might find!

Real stories

I’d like to learn more about what it’s like to live on the Central Coast and work as a GP. What can I do?

We love that you want to learn more! Head to our Be More page to hear from some GPs who currently live and work on the Central Coast.

Learn more.

Check out our orientation guide for moving to the Central Coast.

Register your interest.

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