Gunditjmara Health Clinic – General Practitioner – Full-Time

Required registration(s): General registration, Specialist registration

Gender specific: Not applicable

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is growing to meet the demands of our client base! This provides our region with employment opportunities that will offer well-paid positions with great benefits. As the largest ACCHO in our region we provide culturally attuned, integrated health and community services in Warrnambool and South West Victoria for our Aboriginal community. If you have the right qualifications and experience to fulfil the below role, we want to hear from you.

Are you a duly qualified and experienced General Practitioner and bored with the humdrum of your current job and/or looking for a position that will see you achieve real and meaningful outcomes that positively affect our community?

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the successful applicant will provide competent patient-centered care that addresses health needs and promotes wellness in a culturally safe environment.

The ideal applicant will have experience in the following key areas:


Registration as a medical practitioner with the Medical Board.
Current Medical Indemnity.
Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Must have Full AHPRA Registration as a Medical Practitioner (Specialist Registration).
Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or Vocational Registration (VR).
Patient focused.
Demonstrated understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients including children, partners and families, and explain technical medical procedures competently and in language that is easily understood.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi-skilled team.
Demonstrated ability to teach and impart knowledge to other health professionals including Aboriginal Health Workers.
Demonstrated understanding of current relevant legislation e.g. Medicare.
Understanding of accreditation processes and the requirements within the Standards for General Practice released and maintained by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Competence in information technology applications, including Microsoft Office Suite and database programs for General Practitioners.
Provision of services that are inclusive of Aboriginal Communities and people.
Willingness to engage in learning about Aboriginal culture, to better establish relationships and improve services.
Be eligible to apply for a Medicare provider number.
A current full Victorian Drivers Licence.


Knowledge of Aboriginal social and cultural history and the impacts of social determinants on health outcomes for Aboriginal clients.
Knowledge and understanding of national and state government Aboriginal health policies, strategies, and initiatives.

For further information, please contact Tara Smith, Manager Primary Health, on 5559 1234 or for a position description – email

Please forward your covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) and resume to or click apply now.

No closing date. We will wait for the right candidate, so get in quick.

We are a Child and Culturally Safe organisation. This means that any job offer will be subject to strict screening processes, including:

Identity check and Proof of right to work in Australia.
Proof of credentials (qualifications and registrations).
Satisfactory reference checks x 2.
Current National/International Police Check.
Victorian Employee Working with Children Check.
NDIS Worker Screening check.
6-month probationary period.

Additionally we ensure that services are effectively identifying, assessing, and managing family violence risk. The successful incumbent will be required to undertake “MARAM” training. See for further information.

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative Limited positively discriminates in favour of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Last modified: 13 October, 2021


Date Posted: Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Contact: Tara Smith

Phone: 03 5559 1234



Name: Gunditjmara Health Clinic

Address: 3 Banyan StreetWarrnambool vic 3280

Phone: 03 5564 3344