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Vacancy Details

Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
NEW ROLE ! Administration/Medical Practice Assistant
Vacancy Type
Administration - Support
Position Title
Medical Practice Assistant
Hours Per Week
Full Time
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
17 Mar 2021
Ad Expiry Date
17 Jun 2021
Date Posted
17 Mar 2021
Date Updated
17 Mar 2021


Position Description

Medical Practice Assistants are members of the health care team who are formally trained to provide administrative and clinical assistance to health practitioners working in ambulatory care settings.

Medical Assistants are trained to be flexible team members, able to cover front desk duties as well as perfom a wide range of common treatment room procedures.

Essentials Description

Preference is given to applicants  that are eligible for the JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme,  see below criteria:

  • were between 16-19 or 30-35 years old at the time you started employment
  • You received on the these payment for at least 28 consecutive days (or 2 fortnights) in the 84 days (or 6 fortnight) prior to starting employment
    • Job Seeker Payment
    • Parenting Payment
    • Youth Allowance (execpt if you are receiving the allowance because you are undertaking full-time study or are a new apprentice
    • have not filled in a JobMaker employee notice for another employer

you will be required to undertake Formal Training to obtain the Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting HLT47715,  you will be supported and mentored through this course by our Team.  Assistance with applying for a HealthWorkfore Scholarship will be provided.

Desirables Description

Acitive Listenting Skills, Honesty, Ambition and a strong work ethic.

Be adaptable to change in your daily work routine.

Have a williness to learn new tasks including upskilling within Medical and Clinical areas with the ability to follow directions.

Previous experince in a GP practice, using Best Practice software.


Description of Facilities

Community Healthcare is a non-for-profit organisation that operates 2 Clinics, 1 in Cessnock and 1 in Kurri Kurri.  Our Cessnock clinic will be relocating to a brand new purpose built facility later in 2021 and our Kurri Kurri Clinici is 5 years old,  each clinic has  dedicated staff  facilities.

Description of Benefits

As Community Healthcare is a Not-for-Profit organsiation, access to Salary Packaging is available under the Fringe Benefits Tax guidlines.

Contact Details:

Practice Name
Community Healthcare
Contact Name
Trish Lennard
Main Phone
Secondary Phone


19 Foster Street