The application process
1. Use the drop-down boxes in the post details section below to view Extended Skills Posts (ESPs).
3. Once your expression of interest is approved, you can contact the post directly to apply.
Please note: Application opening and closing dates for Extended Skills positions vary depending on the post and the information below will be updated when available. In the interim, if you would like further information about the process, please contact your REAPS Coordinator.
Aboriginal health posts
Aboriginal health is not an extended skills post, but if you are interested in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, there are opportunities to join Aboriginal Health Services across all four regions. See our priority Aboriginal health practices here and all other opportunities here.
MCCC offers support to registrars interested in academic general practice. For registrars who are interested in incorporating academic work into their training and future careers, a key route is to undertake an academic post.
Positions for 2022 filled – applications for 2023 open March 2022.
Headspace clinics offer registrars the opportunity to build and develop skills in Adolescent Mental Health whilst completing an extended skills term. Often, you can complete these Extended Skills posts part-time whilst continuing to work in a nearby general practice during your TT3.
These Extended Skills and Advanced Skills posts offer registrars the opportunity to develop skills in aged care whilst working within geriatrics units in hospitals. These skills are very complementary to modern general practice.
In MCCC’s north east region, GP trainees have the opportunity to be involved in Alpine Medicine and receive specific training in the medical challenges that present in the Victorian Alps. While this training is not an extended skills post it has a focus on emergency, trauma and sports medicine while GP trainees work within a ski resort.
Practices currently offering this opportunity are Mt Beauty Medical Centre (email practice manager here) and Bright Medical Centre (email practice manager here). Please apply via the usual practice placement process.
This Extended Skills post provides registrars experience in providing care to the Victorian prison population. During this post registrars have opportunities to complete training for treatment for opioid dependence and prescribing of anti-retroviral therapies.
Registrars can complete an Extended Skills or Advanced Skills post in a variety of locations across MCCC, with the opportunity to complete an Emergency Medicine Certificate as part of these placements. These posts are ideal for registrars who are considering working as rural or remote GPs as you will gain experience in managing a wide range of emergency situations.
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This Extended Skills post introduces registrars to Clinical Forensic Medicine. You can gain experience in a wide range of activities, such as obtaining information through interview and specimens for forensic examination and understanding of and attendance at court.
Registrars who choose these extended skills posts will be part of primary mental health teams located within health services. These posts offer an opportunity to gain a deep understanding of mental health services and the interface between the acute and community based sectors.
Registrars can undertake either an Extended Skills term and complete the Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, or an Advanced Skills year and complete the Advanced Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. After completing the Advanced Diploma, registrars can be credentialled as a GP Obsetrician. MCCC offers opportunities for registrars with obstetrics skills to be placed in rural or remote towns with supervision by a GP obstetrician completing your GP training terms.
If you’re interested in a position, please contact the Regional Head of Education in your area.
No positions are available at this time.
Extended Skills and Advanced Skills posts in paediatrics are available across MCCC GP Training. Registrars who join these posts further develop their skills in managing paediatric patients by working across inpatient wards, outpatient clinics, emergency departments and supporting deliveries.
At times positions may be available in the South West (SW) region that are not listed here. If you are interested, please contact the SW Regional Head of Education to enquire.
A six-month registrar position in palliative care is available to doctors interested in obtaining expertise in Palliative Medicine, including Advanced Trainees from other specialties.
Once you have been offered a position, if you wish, you are then eligible to apply for the RACP Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine. More info here.
Applications for the 2022/2023 academic year have now closed. Applications for the 2023/2024 academic year will open in mid-2022.
Palliative Care Unit Frankston (EV GP Training)
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The RLO position is a leadership role involving looking after your colleagues and building networks, learning about the organisation and governance, industrial relations and representing and promoting GP training.
Further details on the position and GP training level required are available in the position description below.
Under the guidance of the Regional Head of Education, RMEs assist with planning, developing and delivering education activities to their colleagues, within the respective training hub or region.
See position description below for more information.
These Extended Skills posts are located in dedicated sexual health clinics. Registrars in these posts can gain experience in the management of STIs and family planning. Some of these posts also offer the opportunity to undertake training to become an HIV prescriber.
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