Our website is not displaying correctly on the web browser you are using as it is not the most current version. We suggest you update to the latest version of Internet Explorer or try using an alternative web browser (eg Chrome, Safari, Firefox).
Please contact information@ruraldoc.com.au for help with accessing our website.


Wine country calling… Join this friendly team in the heart of the Barossa

This full time VR or non-VR GP position in the bustling township of Nuriootpa, a tourism hub nestled in the heart of the Barossa Valley, promises an exciting change with plenty of variety. A Distribution Priority Area only 50 minutes from Adelaide, you will be supported by a large and experienced team and could be working towards fellowship in a town with an excellent local food and arts scene surrounded by picture perfect vineyards and farmland. 

Nuriootpa is a Distribution Priority Area.

The Role

Joining the experienced team of local GPs at Nuriootpa Medical Centre, you will be supported by a full range of visiting specialists and experienced practice staff. With the ability to practice the full scope of rural medicine, this role offers fantastic work life balance with no after hours or on call services. 

As an accredited teaching practice, diversity can be added to the role for suitably qualified GPs by supervising registrars and medical students.

Standard work hours include up to 10 sessions per week. Consulting hours are between Monday to Friday, 9am – 5:30pm and rostered once per week are evening clinics Monday to Thursday, 11:30am – 7:30pm. Saturday mornings between 9am – 11:30am are on a rostered basis of 1 week in 8.

No after hours or on call medical services are required in this role. Suitably qualified candidates can choose to participate in the emergency on call roster to the Tanunda War Memorial Hospital, which is on a shared roster of 2-3 days per month.

Essential Criteria

  • Eligible for medical registration with AHPRA
  • MBBS or equivalent.
  • Ability to gain credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Medicine (emergency medicine).

A postgraduate qualification relevant to general practice (e.g. Diploma of Child Health, Diploma in Obstetrics) is desirable, but not essential.

The Practice

Supported by a team of experienced Registered Nurses and practice staff, Nuriootpa Medical Centre provides care to the residents of Nuriootpa and surrounding communities. The services the clinic provides to the local community includes:

  • family medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Women’s Health
  • Aged Care and Nursing home visits
  • Obstetrics
  • Counselling and mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Minor surgery
  • Anaesthetics
  • Preventative Medicine

Located nearby, the 22 bed Tanunda War Memorial Hospital provides acute care, 24 hour Accident & Emergency and paediatric care.

While close to Adelaide, and services readily available in metro areas, a broad range of specialist services are available locally, including:

  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Dietitian
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Chiropractor

The Town

  • MMM5
  • DPA

Just a short drive from the Adelaide CBD and nestled at the northern end of the world renowned Barossa Valley wine region, Nuriootpa is surrounded by a patchwork of lush vineyards and pastoral land.

With a close knit community and thriving arts, food and wine scene you can enjoy the world class, award winning restaurants and more than 80 cellar doors on your doorstep, and picturesque agricultural and bush land in your backyard.

Home to a number of public and private schools delivering superior education to children from Kindergarten through to year 12, students in Nuriootpa also have the ability to travel to nearby towns or the Adelaide CBD for education at a school of their choice. Tertiary education campuses are easily accessible.

With plenty to see and do, and just a short 50 minute drive to the Adelaide CBD, Nuriootpa offers the best of country living with all amenities of the city within easy reach.


For more information or to register your interest in this role please contact:
Angela Tridente, Director GP Recruitment
E: Recruitment@ruraldoc.com.au
PH: (08) 8234 8277

Useful Links

Interested in this job?

Please fill in your details and we will get in touch to discuss this position with you.

Back to GP Jobs