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GP for Young People in Central Newcastle

Hunter Region GP Negotiable Employment Applications close 31/01/2024

Opportunity exists for another GP to join the Newcastle Headspace Team. Suited for GP’s with an interest in Young People’s wellbeing and working within a multi-disciplinary team.

Appointment based care of Young People- Long (40min) short (20min).

Flexible Hours and days- currently seeking interest in Mon-Tues-Friday. 80% billing. Floor rate available.

Deliver General Practice care eg: mental health, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, preventative healthcare and other physical health problems.

Work within multidisciplinary team with regular case conferencing.

Organization wide commitment to embedding strong clinical governance and ongoing quality improvement.

High ratio nursing and administrative support.

Access to accredited training courses.

Access to nationwide headspace

  • GP virtual Community of Practice.
  • small group secondary psychiatry consult meetings.

Essential Requirements: Fellowship FRACGP or ACRRM and Mental Health Skills Core Training, CRC and WWCC, Medical Indemnity

Desirable: Recent experience, interest or learning in Young Person and Mental Health eg. Focused Psychological Strategies Skills training The Essentials: Training Clinicians in Eating Disorders Module 1 Youth Mental Health Module 2 Alcohol and other Drugs and Sexual Health in Young People Module 3 Developmental Disorders in Young People

Contact for Pre-Application Enquiries

02 49294201
Additional Info

Phone number is to headspace. Request a call back for enquiries around clinical care to Jo Wood and for headspace and application overview Ashikin Noor Hizam.

Hunter Primary Care
Contact Name
Dr Joanne Wood (GP) or Ashikin Noor Hizam (Clinical Leader Headspace- Clinical Psychologist)
headspace Newcastle, 582 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

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