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10 Nov 2017

Full-Time General Practitioner-addiction medicine and mental health

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health & Community Services LTD – Posted by Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service Narrabundah, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Job Description

General Practitioners – addiction medicine and mental health

Clinical Services

The GPs are situated within the Clinical Services team of Winnunga AHCS. The clinical services comprise of GPs, nurses, allied health and mental health teams along with visiting specialists. The Social Health Team addresses the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal people by providing case management, counselling, advocacy and the delivery of wellbeing programs.

We are seeking 2 qualified General Practitioners to work within our busy clinical services. The roles of the GPs are to provide holistic, comprehensive health care with a focus on addiction medicine and mental health, to clients in the criminal justice system detained at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (ACT adult prison) and to provide seamless services between the Alexander Maconochie Centre and Winnunga AHCS. Fellowship with the RACGP (essential)

Accredited methadone prescriber (essential) Accredited (RACGP) level 2 mental health training (recommended) Experience working with Aboriginal clients.

How to Apply

Applicants must obtain a copy of the selection criteria and address all criteria. For more information and or a copy of the position description and selection criteria please contact Roseanne Longford, HR Manager on 6284 6259 or email Applications should be addressed and mailed to Julie Tongs, CEO, Winnunga AHCS 63 Boolimba Cres Narrabundah ACT 2604 or by email to

Job Categories: General Practitioner. Job Types: Full-Time.


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