03 Workforce Grants

The NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) provides financial grants to support the provision of a highly skilled health workforce in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and rural and remote practices across NSW.

The NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) provides financial grants to support the provision of a highly skilled health workforce in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and rural and remote practices across NSW.

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For more information please contact our recruitment team

rdngrants@nswrdn.com.au02 4924 8000

Eligible applicants* have access to financial grants to help offset costs when moving to, and working in, rural communities.

Grants available include:

Site visits

Up to $3,000 is available to primary health care professionals for a site visit to practices in rural NSW locations where there is a mutual interest in a placement.

Relocation

Up to $5,000 is available to primary health care professionals relocating to rural NSW locations. Successful applicants must commit to a minimum of 12 months at the new location.

Practitioner wellbeing

Up to $1,000 is available to support the wellbeing of rural primary health care professionals to ensure they can continue to provide primary care services in their community. These funds can be accessed for mental health support, counselling, wellbeing and self-care services and support.

Practice sustainability

Up to $5,000 is available to practice administration and support staff to enhance the administration and sustainability of the primary health care practice.

Partner education

Up to $1,000 is available to the partners of rural primary health care professionals to assist with training and education expenses to enhance their career and employment opportunities whilst living in a rural location

Family support

Up to $500 is available to families of rural primary health care professionals to assist with settlement or integration into a rural or remote community.

 

* Eligibility criteria applies to each grant and should be reviewed prior to submitting an application. Information about eligibility is available by contacting the RDN Workforce Development team.

Information correct as at November 2018