Special skills opportunities

Explore the variety of special skills training opportunities available to MCCC GP registrars.

What’s the application process ?

Many health services offer Advanced Rural Skills Terms opportunities (generally 12 months) for GP registrars. Please contact health services directly if you wish to apply for the vacancies listed below or need more information.

In the case of Extended Skills posts (generally six months), please contact the listed practice directly.

Here’s a list of opportunities available across our region:

Aboriginal Health (six months)

  • Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health (2 posts available)
  • Bendigo & District Aboriginal Cooperative – More information about BDAC can be found here: http://www.bdac.com.au
  • Mallee District Aboriginal Services (2 x sites – Mildura * (P/T) and Swan Hill (F/T))
  • Njernda Aboriginal Corporation, Echuca *

*  available only to Registrars who are on specific training pathways.  Eligibility checks are conducted for these posts.

Adolescent Mental Health

  • Headspace Bendigo (Feb 2017 for 12 months or 6 months) – either full or part time. Please contact Annette McCallum on annette.mccallum@bchs.com.au

Adult Internal Medicine (six months)

  • Barwon Health, Geelong

Aged Care (12 months)

  • Bendigo Health (6 or 12 months; part time positions may be considered) – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Alpine Health *

  • Bright Medical Centre
  • Mansfield Centre General Practice
  • Mansfield Medical Clinic
  • Mount Beauty Medical Centre

*  available only to Registrars who are on specific training pathways.  Eligibility checks are conducted for these posts.

Anaesthetics (12 months)

  • Barwon Health Geelong
  • Ballarat Health (positions include rotations to Hamilton)
  • Bendigo Health – 2018 Recruitment now open. For more information and to apply please click here.
  • Goulburn Valley Health
  • Mildura Base Hospital – 2018 Recruitment now open. For more information please see the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Northeast Health, Wangaratta
  • Northern Hospital, Epping
  • Western Health, Footscray

Custodial Medicine (6 months)

Emergency Medicine

  • Albury Wodonga Health
  • Barwon Health Geelong – All applications will need to be made through Barwon Health. For more information please see the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Ballarat Health – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • Bendigo Health (6 or 12 months; part time positions may be considered) – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • Echuca Regional Health (6 or 12 months) –  2018 Recruitment now open. For more information and to apply for this post please click here. Applications close on 10 October 2017.
  • Mildura Base Hospital (6 or 12 months)  – 2018 Recruitment now open. For more information please see the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Northeast Health, Wangaratta
  • St John of God, Ballarat (6 or 12 months)
  • South West Healthcare, Warrnambool – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information on how to apply for this position please click here.
  • Wimmera Health Care Group Horsham (6 or 12 months)

Forensic Medicine

  • The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (6 months)

Mental health (six months)

  • Headspace Warrnambool

Mental health (12 months)

  • Barwon Health Geelong
  • Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton

Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Advanced DRANZCOG )

  • Albury Wodonga Health (12 months)
  • Barwon Health Geelong
  • Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • Ballarat Health (12 months) – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • Bendigo Health (12 months) – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • Northeast Health, Wangaratta
  • Northern Health – 2018 Recruitment now open.
  • Mildura Base Hospital (6 or 12 months) – 2018 Recruitment now open. For more information please see the link at the bottom of this page.
  • South West Healthcare, Warrnambool – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information on how to apply for this position please click here.

Paediatrics

  • Ballarat Health (6 or 12 months)
  • Barwon Health Geelong – All applications will need to be made through Barwon Health. For more information please see the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Bendigo Health (6 or 12 months) – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information and to apply please click here.
  • South West Healthcare Warrnambool – 2018 Recruitment now open. For further information on how to apply for this position please click here.

Palliative Care (six months)

  • Ballarat Health
  • Bendigo Health
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne

Palliative Care (12 months)

  • Barwon Health Geelong – All applications will need to be made through Barwon Health. For more information please see the link at the bottom of this page.

Psychiatry

  • Bendigo Health (6 or 12 months; part time positions may be considered)
  • Goulburn Valley Health- 2018 Recruitment now open. For more information and to apply for this position please click here.
  • Inner West Area Mental-Health Royal Melbourne Hospital (6 months; full time position). For further information, please click here. See position description  for Medical Officer-Psychiatry. Applications for Semester 1, 2018 are now closed.

Refugee health (six months)

  • Gateway Health, Wodonga

Sexual Health (six months)

  • Family Planning Victoria (6 months; full time position). If you are interested in applying for this post, please contact Dr Suzanne Pearson on spearson@fpv.org.au. For further details click here. Applications for 2018 are now closed.
  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre ( 6 months). Applications are now closed.

Links/additional information

Albury Wodonga Health – current opportunities are advertised here.

Ballarat Health: current opportunities are advertised here: https://ballarathealth.mercury.com.au/

Barwon Health Geelong: current opportunities are advertised here: https://barwon.mercury.com.au/Default.aspx

Bendigo Health : current opportunities are advertised here: https://erecruit1.mercury.com.au/BendigoHealth/

Goulburn Valley Health (Shepparton) – current opportunities are advertised here.

Mildura Base: current opportunities are advertised here: http://www.mildurabase.com.au/Careers/Overview