Regional Head of Education - Western NSW

Location:
GP Synergy Dubbo  
Employment Type:
PT - Part-time Temporary  
Department:
Regional Education Western NSW
Supporting Documentation:

  • Part-time 3.5-4 days per week (0.7 – 0.8 FTE)
  • 12-month maximum term contract, with possible extension
  • Dubbo office location
  • Friendly and well supported working environment
  • Salary packaging available
  • ASAP start

 

About us

 GP Synergy is a leading provider of general practice training funded by the Australian Government to deliver vocational training to doctors seeking to specialise as general practitioners across NSW and ACT.

We are committed to building a skilled general practice workforce by delivering a high-quality education and training program that is responsive to regional population health needs.

Our organisation is underpinned by our values - respect, excellence and initiative.

 

The role

 GP Synergy is seeking a committed and suitably experienced medical educator to join our NSW/ACT medical education team as the Regional Head of Education for the Western NSW region.

The Regional Head of Education will provide support and advice in resolving training queries and problems to other medical education staff within the program. They will identify where changes in training program policy and process are necessary, and reporting to the Deputy Director of Education and Training ACT and NSW, propose and implement change, particularly to ensure that regional variations are appropriate and clearly communicated within the organisation and to GP registrars and GP supervisors.

The role also involves all other Medical Educator responsibilities, which may include: the development and delivery of education activities, assessment of registrar performance, supervisor development and support, registrar training support and guidance, as well as other training related activities.

We are seeking GP’s with Fellowship of either the RACGP or ACRRM with experience and an interest in medical education. Becoming involved in general practice medical education provides the opportunity to develop the future health workforce, enabling succession planning through the provision of well trained and highly skilled general practitioners.

Hours and time commitment for this position are negotiable. Some travel mostly within the region is required.

 

Selection criteria

 To be considered for this opportunity, it is essential that applicants meet the following criteria together with the requirements as outlined in the position description Medical Educator (Grade 5A):

  • Fellowship of either the RACGP or ACRRM
  • Current vocational registration
  • Experience in medical education
  • Unrestricted motor vehicle licence (own transport is preferred)

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo satisfactory screening, including but not limited to, a national criminal history check and reference screening.

 

Further information

 For further information click on Position Description at the top of this page or contact Kristy Kindon, People and Culture Officer on recruitment@gpsynergy.com.au

 

How to apply

 Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your covering letter addressing the criteria and requirements coherent to the Position Description together with your resume.

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not accept canvassing or applications from recruitment companies.