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With our extensive network of public and private practices across metro, coastal, rural and regional areas, you can access the widest range of GP locum jobs and permanent General Practitioner jobs. Whether you want to join an established general practice looking for a new GP, secure a lucrative GP job in a private practice, take up a General Practitioner job in the Emergency Department of a larger hospital or even run an entire hospital in a remote community, the choice is yours.

If you’re looking for more flexibility, why not consider a GP locum contract? With placements ranging from a week to six months and with accommodation and travel included, locum work could have you start your most rewarding journey yet. We also have GP job opportunities in rural and remote Australia if you'd like to contribute to improving the health of communities in Aboriginal Medical Services (AMS). You could also supplement or maximise your income by choosing to do General Practitioner Telehealth consultations on the side.

Whatever your General Practice career aspirations are, our GP recruitment consultants will get to know you personally and go above and beyond in finding you the General Practitioner jobs best suited to your career, lifestyle and interests.

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What is the average salary for GP jobs?

General Practitioner jobs in Australia can earn the following:

  • Permanent GP jobs: earn a salary of approx. $200,000 to $300,000 per year. However, earning capacity varies greatly from role to role.

  • Other medical practices offer General Practitioners a % of billings

  • GP Locum rates range from $1,200 to $3,000 per day on average and depend on the level of experience, the location, and the length of locum contract. Most GP Locum jobs also include accommodation and travel (typically for locum jobs outside metro areas).

 

What Subspecialties of General Practice do we recruit for?

In addition to General Family Medicine, we provide exclusive access to the best General Practitioner Jobs, both locum and permanent vacancies, in the following areas:

Corporate Health GP, Anaesthetics GP, Procedural Obstetrics Correctional Health
GP, Emergency Medicine Sexual Health Family Planning GP, Minor surgery
Indigenous Medicine
(Aboriginal
Medical Services)
     

 

What qualifications do you need for a GP job in Australia and New Zealand?

Our regulatory and migration team has compiled a list of qualifications required for GPs to work in Australia and New Zealand here.

Once you register and start your General Practitioner job search with us, take advantage of our in-house migration team expertise to help you discover the best pathway to finding your dream GP job in Australia or New Zealand.

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Emergency Medicine (A&E), General Practice, GP Emergency General Practitioner, SMO Location Upon Request, QLD, Australia Immediate $1,850 per day Apply

Locum opportunity in a coastal region!

Enjoy the tropical climate, where summers are hot and the rest of the year is sunny, crisp and clear!

Duration: 3 months
Conditions: Dates:
1 June - 27 September

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer to work in their busy emergency department. The doctor will have at least 7 years experience of working in hospital emergency departments and ideally hold fellowship of FRACGP or FACCRM.
Credentials: Must have FRACGP or FACRRM. You must either be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa.
Job ID: J101580
Contact Robert Jefferies on +61 2 8353 9000 or email rjefferies@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Ipswich, QLD, Australia Immediate $140 per hour or 65% of billings, whichever is greater. Apply

Locum GP required in West Brisbane

A motivated and friendly team player is wanted in this patient-centric clinic in western Brisbane. In collaboration with four other GPs and a Registrar, explore new ways to provide the best possible healthcare for the community.

Duration: 4 months
Conditions: Dates:
11th June – 9th Oct

No accommodation or car provided as this is long term locum. You will see around 4 patients per hour on 15 minute consults. Best practice computer system is used in this practice.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J101824
Contact Anna Mullins on +61 2 8353 9028 or email amullins@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Port Lincoln , SA, Australia Immediate $150 per hour Apply

Locum GP - Port Lincoln, SA

Very friendly team and support of other GPs, this practice prides itself on a welcoming culture and good atmosphere.

Duration: Ongoing
Conditions: Dates:
15th June onwards, blocks of 2+ weeks preferred

Flights from Adelaide, car and accommodation provided.
Software used is Best Practice. Additional hospital, on call or weekend work can be arranged if you’d like to increase your earnings.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J102354
Contact Anna Mullins on +61 2 8353 9028 or email amullins@wave.com.au
GP AMS General Practitioner Aurukun, QLD, Australia Immediate $1,500 per day Apply

GP AMS locum in QLD

Visit the spectacular Cape York and support Indigenous communities.

Duration: July to December 2020 - 6 weeks minimum
Conditions: Working in an outreach clinic of an Indigenous health service, you willl be supported by a GP, admin staff and Aboriginal Health workers. This is a well-organised, popular role and each community presents a new experience.

You will be required to stay in community for the duration due to COVID-19 restrictions. You will be tested on arrival and then work in isolation for 14 days on arrival, doing phone consults. After this time you will then work in the health clinic.
Credentials: FRACGP/FACRRM/VR Status with Medicare. ALS2 or equivalent.
Job ID: J100718
Contact Anna Mullins on +61 2 8353 9028 or email amullins@wave.com.au
GP AMS General Practitioner Adelaide, SA, Australia Immediate $1,200 per day Apply

Visit SA and head to the opal capital of the world!

This clinic is a community controlled Aboriginal Health Service and provides primary health to Aboriginal people in and around Coober Pedy.

Duration: Ongoing
Conditions: Dates:
6th to 10th July
27th to 31st July
24th to 28th Aug
28th Sep to 2nd Oct
12th to 16th Oct
26th to 30th Oct
2nd to 6th Nov
9th to 13th Nov
7th to 11th Dec

You'll work as the sole GP supported by RNs and at times a registrar. The software is Communicare. Travel, car and accommodation provided
Credentials: Current AHPRA registration, experience in Indigenous Health
Job ID: J102057
Contact Anna Mullins on +61 2 8353 9028 or email amullins@wave.com.au
GP AMS General Practitioner Redfern , NSW, Australia Immediate $150 per hour Apply

GP Locum - Redfern, NSW

You will be working with a professional team of nurses, health workers and reception staff to assist the practice. Don't miss out on this great locum opportunity!

Duration: 6 months
Conditions: On Thursdays, the clinic is open 8am to 6pm. Shifts would be 8 to 4 , 9 to 5 or 10 to 6.
On Friday, the clinic is open 8am to 5pm. So shifts would be 8 to 4, or 9 to 5.

Preferably someone with previous AMS experience who is available to work to January 2021 starting ASAP.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J103094
Contact Anna Mullins on +61 2 8353 9028 or email amullins@wave.com.au
Emergency Medicine (A&E), General Practice, GP Emergency General Practitioner Mackay, QLD, Australia Immediate $1,850 per day Apply

ED locum in state-of-the art facility

Enjoy tranquil Mackay at this major regional hospital. On call is shared and the hospital has been recently renovated, making it the perfect opportunity to make some extra money before Christmas.

Duration: 2 blocks available
Conditions: Dates:
9 July 2020 to 19 July 2020
30 July 2020 to 31 January 2021

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer to work in their busy emergency department. The doctor will have at least 7 years experience of working in hospital emergency departments and ideally hold fellowship of FRACGP or FACCRM.
Credentials: Must have FRACGP or FACRRM. You must either be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa.
Job ID: J101586
Contact Robert Jefferies on +61 2 8353 9000 or email rjefferies@wave.com.au
General Practice General Practitioner Cooloola Coast, QLD, Australia Immediate $150 per hour Apply

QLD Cooloola Coast – GP

This mixed billing clinic is located in a fantastic area, close to both the Sunshine Coast and Fraser Coast for visits.

Duration: 3+ months
Conditions: Dates:
ASAP for 3+ months

Travel, car and accommodation provided
You will see approx. 4 patients per hour. It is bulk billing with 6 consulting rooms, 7 doctors, nurses and admin staff.
Credentials: FRACGP or VR status with Medicare. Current registration with AHPRA.
Job ID: J102799
Contact Anna Mullins on +61 2 8353 9028 or email amullins@wave.com.au
Emergency Medicine (A&E), GP Emergency General Practitioner, SMO Cairns, QLD, Australia Immediate $1,850 - $1,850 per day Apply

ED role in tropical north QLD

Locum in this must see Art Deco Capital of Australia

Duration: Number of blocks available within these dates
Conditions: Date:
13 July – 13 Sept
27 July – 09 Aug
01 Oct – 27 Oct
01 Dec – 06 Dec
21 Dec – 31 Jan
14 Dec – 17 Jan

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer to work in their busy emergency department. The doctor will have at least 7 years experience of working in hospital emergency departments and ideally hold fellowship of FRACGP or FACCRM.
Credentials: Must have FRACGP or FACRRM. You must either be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa.
Job ID: J1648
Contact Robert Jefferies on +61 2 8353 9000 or email rjefferies@wave.com.au
Emergency Medicine (A&E), General Practice, GP Emergency General Practitioner Tully, QLD, Australia Immediate $1,800 - $1,850 per day Apply

Locum in the tropics amongst rainforests and waterways

This town offers a quiet lifestyle with excellent outdoor activity opportunities.

Duration: 1 month
Conditions: Dates:
14 July – 23 Aug

My client is a rural and remote hospital looking for a Senior Medical Officer to work in their busy emergency department. The doctor will have at least 7 years experience of working in hospital emergency departments and ideally hold fellowship of FRACGP or FACCRM.
Credentials: Must have FRACGP or FACRRM. You must either be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or on a 457 Temporary Work Visa.
Job ID: J101587
Contact Robert Jefferies on +61 2 8353 9000 or email rjefferies@wave.com.au

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