Positions Vacant


Clinical Care Coordinator (Hospital to Home)

Fixed term contract - South West/Bunbury

Full Time

GP down south is collaborating with WA Country Health Service on a new project to establish a clinical care coordination (CCC) model of care for patients with chronic disease.   The CCC position will focus on preventing hospital re admission and enable clients with high health risk profiles to successfully transition from hospital care to self-management at home. Monitoring of progress towards improved health outcomes will also be expected of the position.

Based within Bunbury Hospital, the position involves working as a member of the Chronic Conditions Care Coordination team. To be successful the position will need to liaise closely with General Practice and other primary care services within the local community. You will be responsible for the provision and coordination of high-quality patient-centred care within the hospital and in the home environment.  At times, travel will be required in the South West and include some monitoring of clients’ progress in their home.

The model of care is based on a holistic approach. This includes ensuring comprehensive client assessment, health care plan development, monitoring of health status and engagement of primary care community support services to meet identified client needs. The position will also participate in development of an integrated model of chronic disease management in the south west of WA in association with key government and non-government providers.

Opportunities for secondment should be discussed with your current manger.

Applicants will need to provide the following when applying for the position:

An up to date copy of your CV, cover letter and answers addressing the Essential and Desirable criteria in the Application package.

Head to our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au to download an application package or click here, call Sharron Kamp on 9537 5500 to receive a copy.

For more information about this position please contact Nicola Hilyard on 9537 5500.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 23 November 2018.


Mental Health Nurse - Bunbury

(75 hours per fortnight)

GP down south is a leading not for profit organisation providing mental health services in the Peel and South West regions of WA. Due to ongoing growth we have opportunities for a qualified and experienced Mental Health Nurse to join our team of professionals based in Greater Bunbury and Busselton.

The Mental Health Nurse will work in collaboration with GP Practices to provide coordinated clinical care for people with severe and complex mental illness. The role involves supporting clients to manage their symptoms, maximise their quality of life and avoid unnecessary hospitalisations.  The GP Practices will be located in Bunbury and Greater Bunbury with occasional travel necessary as part of the role.

This role/s is a fixed term contract to 30 June 2019, with a strong likelihood employment will extend beyond this time subject to ongoing program funding. Consideration will be given to making this (two) part time positions.

Application Packages can be downloaded from our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au or click here, by phoning Sharron Kamp, HR Officer on 9537 5500.

Applicants must address each of the selection criteria outlined in the Application Package and provide a current Resume and cover letter in order to be considered for the role.

For more information about these positions, please contact Jackie Bowser or Jan De Groot on 08 9754 3662.

Applications must be received by 4.30pm on Friday 16 November 2018.




General Practitioner

(Expression of Interest)

Peel Youth Medical Service (PYMS) is a youth friendly general practice located in Mandurah. We are looking for a flexible, passionate and forward thinking GP to be a part of PYMS and our newly established Peel Health Hub (PHH).

The PHH is situated directly opposite the Mandurah train station and is a collaboration of services, all committed to improving the health of the individual.

In a model that is unique, all services will be working under an agreed model of care with the young person central to the care provided.

PYMS and the PHH are owned and operated by GP down south. For more information, please visit our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au

If you would like to be a part of the future of youth health in the Peel region, and would like further information,  please contact Denise Puddick, Regional Manager (Peel) to register your interest on 9537 5500 or email denisep@gpdownsouth.com.au