We offer a 0.5EFT extended skills post in youth  mental health ( aged 12-25yo) for MCCC registrars who have completed GPT1/2 .  Flexible hours available but must include Thursday mornings to attend and contribute to our weekly multidisciplinary team meeting. Become a member of a welcoming and youth friendly multidisciplinary team and extend your skills! Very relevant to future work in general practice and to augment your mental health skills already acquired in GPT1/2. Please note we only take one registrar at a time. We strongly encourage consideration of the 12month position to make the most of the opportunity, but applications for a 6 month position are also welcome.

College accreditation RACGP
Pathway Rural
Practice Information
Number of doctors 2
Number of supervisors 4
Number of visiting specialists 1
Number of rooms 2
Billing Bulk
Allied health professionals Mental health social workers, OT, psychologist, mental health nurse in team
Nursing Staff

Mental health nurse

Additional learning opportunities
Clinical meetings
Access to headspace national online learning space, timetabled teaching face to face with supervisor 1 hr/week , expected attendance at PD opportunities provided to team, attendance with your patients to telehealth psychiatry appointments when appropriate
Supervisor Special Interests

Youth mental health
Adolescent health
Sexual health

General Facilities/ Services

Staff kitchen, meeting rooms

Training Expectations
Practice opening hours Centre is open 5 days per week, 9am-5pm, with later closure to 7pm one day /week
College Requirements Full time training requires 38 hrs per week employed averaged over 4 weeks. Less than 38 hours per week employed is part time training.
Evening roster no after hours
Saturday and Sunday work no weekend work
Out of practice visits

not applicable

Public holiday work

centre is closed on public holidays

Key contact: Annette McCallum
Address: 78-80 Pall Mall Bendigo
Telephone: (03) 5434 5345
Fax: (03 54345320
Email address for applications: headspace@bchs.com.au
Website: https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/bendigo/

Capacity information for 2020 currently not available in the portal – please contact REAPS

Local Hospital Information
Hospital affiliations

We have informal links with the Youth team and CAMHS teams at Bendigo Healthcare Group. Both attend our multidisciplinary team meeting on a semi-regular basis.

Hospital admission rights/ privileges

Not applicable



GP Advanced Skills opportunities
Youth mental health