Vacancy Details

Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
Interested in working where city-siders go to holiday?
Vacancy Type
Position Title
General Practitioner
Hours Per Week
Area of Need
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
08 May 2019
Ad Expiry Date
08 Aug 2019
Date Posted
28 Jun 2014
Date Updated
14 Jun 2019


Position Description

We are seeking a General Practitioner to provide competent and compassionate primary care services to our patients. Applicants may prefer full-time or part-time with the potential for shared business ownership. Our busy practice has two DWS sites and offers an initial minimum guarantee and assistance with relocation. An applicant with Fellowship may wish to assist with registrar teaching, remunerated via a percentage of the registrar earnings. We have weekly educational and peer support breakfast meetings and senior doctors available for 1-on-1 training or for support with individual cases. Our practice has helped numerous registrars or International Medical Graduates secure their Fellowship.


We are honoured to be among the 680 practices nation-wide invited to be part of the National Prescribing Service's MedicineInsight quality improvement program. Our practice is affiliated with the University of Newcastle Medical Faculty for teaching and research purposes.


About the Location:

The Manning area has a population of approx. 45,000. It is a 3½ hour drive to Sydney and 2 hours to Newcastle; alternatively flights are available. Harrington is a growing community with excellent family friendly surfing beaches.

Excellent education opportunities are offered in the area including Public schooling, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic or Seventh Day Adventist options as well as a TAFE college. The area is very sport-focused with all major sports accessible. The performing and creative arts are strong with a busy dedicated Entertainment Centre and a regional Art Gallery. 

Essentials Description

While we value experience and qualifications, this position would suit an early-stage GP. This position is suitable for doctors subject to the moratorium and requiring a DWS location. We require someone with good clinical and people skills who would like to work in a team and is prepared to offer a medium term commitment.

Desirables Description

Australian GP experience or a Fellowship


Description of Facilities

We are a 7-8 doctor, two-site practice with DWS status for both surgeries.  At Harrington we are in a purpose-built shop-site next door to a IGA supermarket: with 3 consulting rooms. The Taree surgery is in the CBD in a free-standing building with car-park. Each site shares one data-base, has full-time nursing support and a dedicated treatment room.


Description of Benefits

A three month guaranteed minimum can be discussed and you will have the potential to earn income to earn $300K+. We are happy to assist with relocation expenses and negotiate part time work, if this is your preference. For a compatible doctor with a Fellowship, there is the option of becoming a GP registrar supervisor or taking a stake in the business. We have weekly doctor's breakfast meetings at a local cafe to discuss clinical problems or o discuss journal articles. Support for non-VR'd GP's to pursue ACRRM independent pathway and RACGP Practice Experience Program - to enable access to full VR rebate.

Contact Details:

Practice Name
Harrington Medical Centre
Contact Name
Practice Manager
Contact Email
Main Phone
Secondary Phone


Shop 4, 1-5 Caledonia St
Harrington, NSW, 2427