Ballarat Community Health – General Practitioner – Full-Time

Required registration(s): General registration, Specialist registration

Gender specific: Not applicable

Multiple Positions Available

Ballarat Community Health operates 4 General Practice sites across Ballarat, our facilities are modern, purpose-built and light filled spaces. The clinics are well supported by an administration team comprising a Senior Nurse, Chronic Disease and Quality Improvement Officer, Payroll and Finance Administration Officer, Manager and a team of 6 Practice Nurses, 3 Diabetes Nurse Educators a Specialist Respiratory Nurse and a full range of Allied Health Services. Also supporting the GP clinics is a specialist Sexual Health Service headed by a very experienced GP and supported by additional GPs, and Sexual Health Nurses with many years’ experience.

Our GP clinics operate in a Distribution Priority Area and we are currently recruiting to the GP team. We have an exciting opportunity for interested VR GPs and International Medical Graduates to come to work with us with 4 full-time GP vacancies across the team. We provide an environment that encourages a good work life balance with a focus on family needs and we offer a flexible working arrangement.

Our 4 fully accredited practices provide a comprehensive range of general practice medical services, and we also support our GPs to specialise according to their individual interests and professional development goals. The general practitioners and practice nurses are committed to improving medical care for patients in regional and rural communities in Ballarat and the surrounding districts.

All clinics adopt a friendly, non-judgemental approach in the delivery of examinations, treatment advice and referrals. Committed to both health promotion and illness prevention our clinics utilise a range of internal and external providers to deliver comprehensive care. Our clinics are mixed billing and we are committed to providing services for our community members as close as possible to where they live, we therefore have clinics at Sebastopol, Wendouree, Lucas and Smythesdale.

BCH is a proud and progressive organisation offering a number of services unique to the region including but not limited to needle exchange and Hepatitis C outreach programs, Transgender Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs programs and Wellbeing and Fitness to name a few. For more on the services we offer please visit

Remuneration packages are highly competitive as expected in a mixed billing practice, with guaranteed income for the first 3 months and billing in the $350,000 to $500,000 range per annum. The roles come with a significant patient base and room to build your own practice, and would be the perfect role for someone who likes to hit the ground running.

For further information please contact Mary-Anne Gould, Manager of Medical Services on 5338 4502, or via email

Last modified: 7 September, 2021


Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Closing Date: Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Contact: Mary-Anne Gould

Phone: 03 5338 4502



Name: Ballarat Community Health

Address: 12 Lilburne StreetLucas vic 3350

Phone: 03 5338 4500


Other Location(s)

Sebastopol, Wendouree, Lucas and Smythesdale