Positions Vacant



Diabetes Educator

Bunbury region

(Part time - 0.80FTE)

GP down south is a not for profit Organisation providing community based health and wellbeing programs and services in the Peel and South West Regions of WA. This is a fixed term contract to 30 June 2020, then will be subjec to ongoing funding.

The opportunity exists for an experienced and registered Diabetes Educators (credentialed preferred) to work alongside the Chronic Condition Management Program team to establish a model of diabetes education in the South West. Support would be available for qualified Diabetes Educators seeking to become credentialed.  Ideally, your experience in Diabetes Education will be across a variety of health care settings with a commitment to professional accountability and preventative health care.

The role’s primary objectives are to facilitate ADEA best practice management principles for diabetes within the primary health care setting. You will provide diabetes education for a targeted group of people within the community engaging with patients and families to manage the patient’s ongoing needs and requirements and work closely with General Practice staff and other not for profit agencies to provide an integrated model of diabetes education in south west WA.

To be considered for this role you will have a good understanding of and be able to work within related pathways and processes, clinical governance structures, self-management models of care, whilst ensuring a high level of communication between the patient’s health care team.

For more information and to download an application package, please head to our website www.gpdownsouth.com.au or click here, call Sharron Kamp, Human Resources Officer on 9537 5500 to obtain a copy.

Applicants will need to provide an up to date copy of CV, cover letter and answers addressing the Essential and Desirable criteria outlined in the Application package.

For more information on the position, please contact Nicola Hilyard, Program Coordinator (ICDC) on 9754 3662.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 22 March 2019.




General Practitioner


Expressions of interest are invited from Vocationally Registered General Practioners who are interested in working at Peel Youth Medical Service in Mandurah Western Australia.

Peel Youth Medical Service (PYMS) is a youth friendly bulk billing general practice centrally located in Mandurah, a coastal community, 80kms South of Perth.

We are looking for a flexible, passionate and forward thinking GP to be a part of PYMS which is within our newly established, state of the art, 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 individuals.

In a model that is unique and innovative, our co-locators work together under an agreed model of care with the young person central to the care provided.

As one of our youth friendly GP’s you will be required to provide primary health care services to young people residing in the Peel region. You will provide support and guidance to our clients in relation to all healthcare matters, but predominantly mental health, AoD and sexual health issues.

Essential skills and qualifications required include evidence of completion of FRACGP or FACRRM and current unrestricted registration as a GP with AHPRA. You will also need to have an interest in dealing with Mental Health and Addiction medicine and ideally, clinical experience in these areas.

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 about this exciting opportunity, click here to download an Expression of Interest package or contact Denise Puddick, Regional Manager (Peel) at GP down south, via email denisep@gpdownsouth.com.au or phone 08 9537 5500.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 29 March 2019.