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Your opportunity to make a difference in the Barossa

This full time VR GP position in Williamstown, a smaller community nestled on the edge of the famed Barossa Valley, promises an exciting change with plenty of variety.

Williamstown is a Distribution Priority Area.

The Role

Joining the skilled team of local GPs at Williamstown Medical, you will be supported by the large team of experienced rural nurses and practice staff. With the ability to practice the full scope of rural medicine, this role offers fantastic work life balance for a VR GP who is passionate about making a difference to the health and wellbeing of their local community.

Standard work hours include up to 10 sessions per week. Consulting hours are between Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm. No after hours or on call medical services are required in this role.

Essential Criteria

  • Vocationally Registered
  • MBBS or equivalent.
  • Ability to gain credentials as a General Practitioner in the clinical domain of GP Medicine.

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

The Practice

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

  • family medicine
  • Audiology
  • Dermatology
  • ECG
  • Women’s Health
  • Aged Care and Nursing home visits
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology and mental health

Located nearby, the Gawler Health Service provides 24 hour accident and emergency, cardiology, chemotherapy, general surgery, and gastroenterology, as well as a wide range of other services. The 22 bed Tanunda War Memorial Hospital is the next closest hospital, providing 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

  • MMM3
  • DPA

Just a short drive from the Adelaide CBD and nestled between the world renowned Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills wine regions, Williamstown is surrounded by a patchwork of picture perfect vineyards and farmland.

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. Explore Mt Crawford Reserve and Parra Wirra Recreation Park or discover the engineering marvel that is the Whispering Wall at the Barossa Reservoir.

Williamstown is home to a Kindergarten and Primary school, with a number of public and private schools delivering superior education to children from kindergarten through to year 12 in nearby towns throughout the greater Barossa Valley. Students in Williamstown also have the ability to travel to 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 one hour drive to the Adelaide CBD, Williamstown offers the best of country living with all the 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

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