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• Flexible, Part-time as many or as little days, you choose!
• Melbourne CBD location, close to Flinders St station
• Attractive Salary + Super + Salary Packaging

Youth Projects are on the hunt for amazing General Practitioner’s to join our Living Room Primary Health Care Service. Our GP’s are amazing professionals who form part of a multi-disciplinary team at The Living Room to provide bulk billing medical care and a range of innovative allied health services to vulnerable people within a holistic, social model of health.

About the Role

The primary role of the General Practitioner is to provide universal, un-referred access to whole person medical care for vulnerable and at risk individuals, families and communities, involving comprehensive, coordinated and continuing medical care that draws on biomedical, psychological, social and environmental understandings of health.

This role requires:

  • Specialist skills and experience (e.g. AOD or Community Health) servicing people who have complex needs and present with diverse and often challenging behaviours.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of Community Development, Harm Reduction, Primary Health Care and the Social Model of Health.

What we need from you:

  • Promote and support regular check-ups, with an emphasis on health issues relevant to the target population, such as BBV/STI screens, pap smears, and immunisations.
  • Promote and support health assessments, especially for at-risk groups and people with chronic health conditions (Hepatitis C, etc.), and provide appropriate, long-term advice.
  • Provide a range of health services from prevention of illness through to treatment and rehabilitation.
  • Work with our street-based outreach teams to promote the service and engage existing and potential clients back into our clinic
  • Compliance with Youth Projects’ clinical governance frameworks and any relevant health standards, practice regulations or other legislation, regulations and standards.
  • A user-friendly and non-judgemental approach to clients is expected at all times.

This role is a flexible, part-time position based at The Living Room, Hosier Lane. We have a team of 4 GP’s who rotate throughout the week and we are looking for amazing GP’s to join these trail blazing professionals.

What we offer

  • Comprehensive induction and support from our clinical team
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Attractive Salary + Super + Salary Packaging
  • Inclusive and transparent workplace culture
  • Access to learning and development
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Diverse and collaborative team culture. Your success is our success!

To apply

Please email applications to resume@youthprojects.org.au and include your resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description.

Recruitment for this position will be undertaken as applications are received. The position will be filled when a successful candidate has been selected.

For further information, please contact Hamza Dhedhy (Youth Projects) on resume@youthprojects.org.au.

About Youth Projects

Youth Projects is an Australian-based independent, registered charity who recognise the complex and varying needs of our clients and offer a holistic model of care and provide pathways into our award winning employment, education and social enterprise programs. Located at two sites (Hosier Lane and the vibrant Northern region of Melbourne) Youth Projects provides front line support to individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol and other drug issues and young people looking to re-engage with learning and employment.

Our mission is to provide high impact support, no judgement, full stop. Our connected model of support is rare in the community sector that combines multiple services in one place. Youth Projects is comprised of a dedicated and energetic multi-disciplinary team of General Practitioners, nurses, mental health & AOD specialists, welfare workers and complimentary therapists. We are a non-judgemental service with a strong focus on respect, client centred care and harm prevention.

Our commitment to diversity

Youth Projects values diversity and we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions and encourage applications from candidates with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and indigenous candidates.

Child-safe organisation

Youth Projects has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation. All Youth Projects staff must undergo a Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.