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Medical Practitioner - Clarence Correctional Centre

Advertiser: Serco Asia Pacific3 out of 53.0 overall rating (451 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Sept 2019
Location
Coffs Harbour & North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, General Practitioners

Medical Practitioner - Clarence Correctional Centre

  • Commencing June 2020; enjoy flexibility and work/life balance with full-time and part-time opportunities available to suit
  • Join a brand new state of the art facility and deliver excellence in medical services to those in our care
  • Make a difference every day in supporting positive health outcomes for offenders

Job Summary      

This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for experienced Medical Practitioner’s to join the Health Services team at the new state-of-the-art Correctional Centre in Grafton.

You will have the opportunity to fully utilise your skills and experience and be part of the delivery of timely holistic care according to scope of practice within a correctional health setting.

The Clarence Correctional Centre is a 1700 bed facility making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.

About You

We are looking for experienced Medical Practitioner’s with the highest level of personal integrity who demonstrates Serco’s values and is passionate about making a positive difference every day.

You will have a demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality medical services within a multidisciplinary Health Services team comprising of doctors, nurses and specialist service providers. As a patient-focused health professional you will be passionate about contributing to a safer community through the delivery of accessible, effective, and high-quality continuity of health services to those in our care.

You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for our values and contributing to a safe and respectful environment

About the Opportunity

Our Health Services team provide primary care based on a patient-centred model allowing l patients to actively participate in their health management. The team will work closely with correctional staff to deliver holistic and integrated patient-centred health services that:

  • treat and prevent communicable disease, and proactively treat chronic disease;
  • educate custodial patients on healthy living and lifestyle choices;
  • assist with reintegration back into the community and provide continuity of care; and
  • address the diverse needs of the custodial patient population, including men, women and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples through specific tailoring.

Reporting to the Health Services Manager you will provide comprehensive and sustainable primary health care to patients in our correctional environment.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Medical Practitioner, General in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), (desirable not essential)
  • Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM), (desirable not essential)
  • Both vocational registration and non-vocational registration will be considered
  • 2 years previous full-time post graduate general practitioner experience (or part-time equivalent) as determined by RACGP and ACRRM
  • Recent participation in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities in accordance with AHPRA
  • Strong direct and in-direct people-management abilities
  • First class communication skills and able to operate at a Senior Management level
  • Self-management, motivation and resilience abilities as this position will mainly work autonomously
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation and externally with a range of personnel
  • Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management and working with people of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour

About Grafton

Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop.  With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

About Us

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click the Apply Now button.

Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do.  We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

 

  • Commencing June 2020; enjoy flexibility and work/life balance with full-time and part-time opportunities available to suit
  • Join a brand new state of the art facility and deliver excellence in medical services to those in our care
  • Make a difference every day in supporting positive health outcomes for offenders

Job Summary      

This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for experienced Medical Practitioner’s to join the Health Services team at the new state-of-the-art Correctional Centre in Grafton.

You will have the opportunity to fully utilise your skills and experience and be part of the delivery of timely holistic care according to scope of practice within a correctional health setting.

The Clarence Correctional Centre is a 1700 bed facility making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.

About You

We are looking for experienced Medical Practitioner’s with the highest level of personal integrity who demonstrates Serco’s values and is passionate about making a positive difference every day.

You will have a demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality medical services within a multidisciplinary Health Services team comprising of doctors, nurses and specialist service providers. As a patient-focused health professional you will be passionate about contributing to a safer community through the delivery of accessible, effective, and high-quality continuity of health services to those in our care.

You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for our values and contributing to a safe and respectful environment

About the Opportunity

Our Health Services team provide primary care based on a patient-centred model allowing l patients to actively participate in their health management. The team will work closely with correctional staff to deliver holistic and integrated patient-centred health services that:

  • treat and prevent communicable disease, and proactively treat chronic disease;
  • educate custodial patients on healthy living and lifestyle choices;
  • assist with reintegration back into the community and provide continuity of care; and
  • address the diverse needs of the custodial patient population, including men, women and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples through specific tailoring.

Reporting to the Health Services Manager you will provide comprehensive and sustainable primary health care to patients in our correctional environment.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Medical Practitioner, General in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), (desirable not essential)
  • Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM), (desirable not essential)
  • Both vocational registration and non-vocational registration will be considered
  • 2 years previous full-time post graduate general practitioner experience (or part-time equivalent) as determined by RACGP and ACRRM
  • Recent participation in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities in accordance with AHPRA
  • Strong direct and in-direct people-management abilities
  • First class communication skills and able to operate at a Senior Management level
  • Self-management, motivation and resilience abilities as this position will mainly work autonomously
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation and externally with a range of personnel
  • Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management and working with people of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour

About Grafton

Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop.  With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

About Us

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click the Apply Now button.

Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do.  We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

 

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