05A Recruitment support for General Practitioners (GPs)

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

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

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For more information please contact our recruitment team

recruit@nswrdn.com.au02 4924 8000

Our support, which is all free of charge, 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 which best suits you
  • access to workforce programs administered by RDN including the Rural Locum Relief Program 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, practitioner wellbeing, partner education, family support and RDN annual conferences for eligible doctors
  • guidance on the registration process for International Medical Graduates
  • 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 Locum 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 November 2018