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Principal House Officer (Weipa)


Are you a dedicated and compassionate Principal House Officer seeking a rewarding career that goes beyond the ordinary? Look no further than Weipa – a hidden gem in the heart of Far North Queensland, where the medical industry meets an extraordinary lifestyle. Join our team of passionate healthcare professionals in Weipa and experience the perfect blend of professional fulfilment and a lifestyle that dreams are made of.


Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L4-L7
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/TC553991
Closing date 28-Jun-2024
Job duration 30.06.2025
Contact person Dr John Hall
Contact details (07) 4082 3900
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Tell me more...Work within a remarkable ‘corner' of Australia and become a valued member of a dynamic rural health care team that provides quality and culturally appropriate medical services.

Professional and personal motivators!

As a medical practitioner working in / on , your expertise, skills and dedication play a crucial role in providing quality care and ensuring positive outcomes for patients across the Torres and Cape.

You'll work in diverse and supportive environments that offer attractive lifestyle opportunities and experiences, enabling you to make valuable contributions to small communities. These communities will help you grow, connect, learn and create life-defining experiences that will shape who you are as a health professional and a person.

If you make the move to a Torres and Cape remote location, you may be eligible for up to $70,000 in relocation benefits. Please refer to the guideline located on the Attraction Incentives website to view eligibility and conditions.

Torres and Cape will give you a career with purpose, plus excellent benefits and allowances;

  • Base comprising salary between $125,808 - $138,571 p.a – you may be eligible for additional benefits Medical salaries | Careers (
  • Competitive salary packaging: In addition to a base wage, we also provide a generous employer superannuation contribution of 12.75% and have salary packaging options Salary packaging | Careers (
  • Professional Development: Our training is recognised as some of the best in the world.
  • Work / Life balance, variety and flexibility
  • Generous leave entitlements including 17.5% loading on annual leave
  • Relocation and accommodation incentives

Living within the Torres and Cape region means you will be able to enjoy: 

  • A warm climate
  • Immersing yourself in nature, from the outback to tropical rainforests, coral reefs and extraordinary landscapes. See Cape York geographical map
  • Short commute to work, allowing greater work/life balance
  • Rich Indigenous Culture
  • Imagine yourself here? Find out about Torres and Cape HHS and the Torres Strait and Cooktown and Cape York regions on the Tropical North Queensland website.

Professional and personal qualities TCHHS are looking for;

  • Competence and capability in primary rural medical practice (particularly hospital-based practice and/or primary health).
  • Ability to function in a multidisciplinary team and to provide leadership within the team.
  • High level of communication skills in clinical practice and corporate functions.

Refer to role description for Torres and Cape HHS Values - Courage | Accountability | Respect | Engage

Requirements for the role:

  • Hold registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medial Board of Australia.
  • The position works within a rural generalist medical team with clinicians from other disciplines and visiting practitioners. Applications are particularly welcome from Doctors on the Rural Generalist Pathway.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

Do you need more information? Simply call the contact person listed on the role description.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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