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Headspace – Stride Mental Health is looking for a General Practitioner

Job title: General Practitioner

About the organisation

We’re leaders in mental health service delivery, specialising in working with adults and young people, and in early childhood intervention. Stride is a name that expresses our ambition – it’s a name that’s purposeful and shows awareness of the important role we play in the recovery journey. As we embark on the next stage of our journey, join us to make a difference. We’re here to Stride.

Our Service

Headspace Centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health, alcohol, and other drugs, and/or work and study support, as well as community engagement opportunities through a multidisciplinary team approach. 

Headspace Miranda work in partnership with local health and community service Organisations. As a GP at the service, you will provide free integrated physical, sexual and mental health services to young people accessing the service

Role overview

  • Work hours will typically involve 4-6 hour blocks (can offer flexibility also)
  • Provide high-standard GP assessments of persons experiencing physical and mental health issues.
  • Creating Mental Health Care Plans for internal referrals, Psychiatrist and Allied Health Services.
  • Providing high-quality, primary health care services to those accessing headspace.
  • Respond to medical/health concerns presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate.
  • Encourage and support young people to engage with sexual health and drug and alcohol services as well as preventative health care.

On Offer

  • Opportunity to work at headspace Miranda
  • Flexible working hours/days
  • Attractive remuneration (percentage of billing) along with opportunities for paid nonbillable activities
  • Open to discussions regarding remuneration packages
  • Access to professional training /development
  • Best practice software for GP’s
  • Full reception and administrative support
  • Established practices with ongoing referrals

Requirements

  • Current registration with AHPRA Personal Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • A commitment to quality youth-focused primary health care services to those accessing the centre(s)
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare and be willing to Bulk Bill
  • Level 1 in Mental Health Skills Training 
  • Must be eligible to apply/currently hold a WWCC
  • Must hold/be willing to apply for NDIS worker screening clearance 

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all positions (in accordance with Public Health Orders, Work Health and Safety and duty of care obligations for staff and participants/students). As part of the recruitment process Stride requests evidence of vaccination status (in accordance with privacy principles) to ensure compliance with all government orders and directives.

Stride is an inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds. This includes but is not limited to people with a lived-experience of mental health recovery, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities.

Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt, with a final closing date of 2 February 2023.

For more details please contact them:

Practice contact number: 02 8048 3350

Practice contact email:  recruitment@stride.com.au.