05A Recruitment support for General Practitioners

NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) provides tailored recruitment support to doctors working, or seeking work, as General Practitioners (GPs) in remote, rural and regional locations and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) in NSW.

NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) provides tailored recruitment support to doctors working, or seeking work, as General Practitioners (GPs) in remote, rural and regional locations and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) in NSW.

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For more information please contact our recruitment team

recruit@nswrdn.com.au02 4924 8000

Our support is free of charge and includes:

  • access to the largest database of current GP vacancies in rural NSW
  • an assessment of your eligibility, skills, experience and goals to connect you to the practice that best suits you
  • access to workforce programs administered by RDN including the More Doctors for Rural Australia Program (MDRAP) and the Five Year Overseas Trained Doctors Scheme, which can reduce the ten-year moratorium to as little as three years
  • access to grants for site visits, relocation, education and training and RDN annual conferences for eligible applicants
  • guidance on the registration process for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)
  • advice and guidance on relevant workforce programs and legislation
  • facilitation of provider numbers for eligible doctors
  • face-to-face education for doctors new to general practice, through the ‘New Rural GP Orientation Program’
  • access to GP Leocum vacancies and support for short-term placements
  • welcome kits upon starting a new role, connecting you with information, services and networks
  • ongoing post-placement support for you and your family.

RDN is a not-for-profit organisation. Its services are delivered in partnership and with support from the Australian Government Department of Health (DoH), the NSW Ministry of Health (MoH) and various community organisations. Recruitment support services are funded and subsequently provided free of charge. Some additional services may attract a fee where necessary.

Information correct as at January 2020.