In light of the current situation with COVID-19, BRAMS remains proactive in ensuring their staff are able to engage in work that is safe and practical. Processes have been put in place to ensure that successful candidates are onboarded successfully into the organisation and supported in relocating.
Pending additional Government updates, you will be required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival, which will be fully paid. BRAMS will arrange for food and other essential items to be delivered during this time. You may be asked to conduct Telehealth appointments during this isolation period.
Established in 1978, Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia. Committed to the core principles of Aboriginal self-determination, access, equity, empowerment and reconciliation, they are an Aboriginal community-owned and controlled health service that provides holistic, culturally appropriate curative services as well as integrated preventative programs.
With a strong governance structure and comprehensive strategic plan, BRAMS continues to grow and expand their offerings to ensure they can achieve their vision of Healthy People, Strong Communities, and Bright Futures.
For more information about BRAMS and the valuable service they provide, check out their website here.
A GP Opportunity with a Difference
Due to ongoing growth, BRAMS has multiple short-term and long-term opportunities for General Practitioners to join their team in Broome, with the flexibility to work on either a full-time or part-time basis.
These roles can be highly varied but at their core are about working as part of a collaborative team to deliver comprehensive primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and their families.
BRAMS is a fantastic, well supported, fun and dynamic place to work.
They pride themselves on delivering quality evidence-based clinical care in a holistic and culturally sensitive way, both in clinic and through various outreach programmes. They have GP Registrars of all stages, Aboriginal Health Workers, Nursing and Medical students and encourage regular teaching, education sessions and training.
This job would suit a passionate and dedicated GP interested in having a portfolio style career, who cares about people, is a team player and has a desire to make a difference, however big or small that may be.
Previous experience in rural and remote areas and working within an ACCHO is not essential. A hospital is just down the road, and the clinic is friendly and supportive with a wonderful team environment, making it a great place for applicants who have just completed their vocational training to apply.
Plus you get to live in Broome, get an hour for lunch, finish at 16:30 every day and be well re-numerated. Time for a change? Give the Senior Medical Officer Dr Jonathan Blundell a call on (08) 9192 1338 for a chat about the role and see if he can’t tempt you to BRAMS!
About the Benefits
This is a unique and rewarding opportunity to provide a wide variety of vital healthcare services to remote Indigenous communities and help to close the gap in Aboriginal health.
In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive package from $235,000 - $265,000 (commensurate with your skills and experience) PLUS super, generous salary packaging and an on-call allowance of $250 per day.
Additional benefits include:
- Annual airfare allowance, plus dependents
- 6 weeks annual leave
- 17.5% leave loading, on up to 6 weeks annual leave
- Accommodation assistance via 3rd party lease on the property of your choice;
- Relocation assistance up to $5,000
It's a fantastic time to join, with BRAMS in the midst of several exciting changes, and you’ll become an integral part of the local community in an environment that recognises and rewards hard work.
There are opportunities for leadership development, quality improvement, clinical governance, administration as well as specific disease-related clinics, school programmes, Aged and Palliative care and more. You will be supported to grow and pursue any specialities in these areas or other areas of interest to you.
With a rich history and extraordinary natural landscape, Broome is synonymous with the turquoise waters, red pindan soil and white sandy beaches that have draw visitors from across the globe. You can sail, snorkel, or dive in their pristine waters, spot rare dolphins from their wide empty beaches, or adventure through the nearby ancient gorges to marvel at the vast untouched landscapes that make Broome truly unique.
However, there's a lot more to Broome than just tourism - with strong population growth and significant investment in infrastructure, it's quickly becoming a destination of choice for families and individuals who want to take advantage of the area's welcoming and laid-back lifestyle whilst enjoying all of the amenities and facilities of a modern town.
If you’re a passionate and dedicated GP looking to take the next step in your career, BRAMS would love to hear from you - Apply Now!
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