is the regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in East Arnhem Land, providing clinical services to the residents of Gapuwiyak. This is primarily a solo GP clinic currently utilising locum GP’s whilst recruiting permanently. This is a great opportunity to explore the role with a “Try Before You Buy” Locum placement.
The Gapuwiyak clinic is nurse led, with a clinic manager RN background and 5 FTE registered nurses including 1 midwife. There is currently 3 Aboriginal Health Practitioners working in the clinic and support staff are Yolngu community members: 2 drivers, 2 reception staff and 1 administrator.
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What’s it like in Gapuwiyak?
Gapuwiyak is a mainland community located on the shore of Lake Evella near the upper reaches of the Buckingham River. It is 60 air km south east of Galiwin’ku and 115 air km west of Nhulunbuy (220 km by good gravel road).
There is almost year round road access to Nhulunbuy and the road to Katherine can be cut in the wet season. The community has an average population of around 1000 Yolŋu people. Gapuwiyak is a traditional Aboriginal community with restricted access.
For more information about this excellent opportunity, contact Bonita on 08 8982 1096.