Position Details

Reference Number 176626
Position Title Junior Medical Staff (FY2+) - AUSTRALIA
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program People & Culture
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Barwon Doctors

Broaden Your Horizons and align your new life and career with us at Barwon Health in Geelong, AUSTRALIA

  • Multiple opportunities available / Visa sponsorship 
  • Applicants applying from overseas will receive a $13,000 relocation package 
  • Work in a supported inclusive environment that promotes career progression.

Are you interested in exploring Australia? Want to earn an income and have access to some of the greatest coastal locations in the World? Regional Victoria may be just the place for you and your family. To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website https://www.barwonhealth.org.au/careers-volunteers/graduate-careers/medicine

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health Geelong, Australia is seeking multiple Junior Medical Staff (FY2+) to join the largest regional health service in Victoria. We serve the community of Greater Geelong and beyond, Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne. We provide services to over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,500 staff and more than 1,200 volunteers.

Geelong offers a vast array of inner city, coastal and suburban homes. Half way between Barwon Health and the Surf Coast you will discover one of the fastest growing suburbs in Victoria, Armstrong Creek. With major economic developments supporting our community inclusive of schools, parks, shopping and walking tracks combining work life and recreation. Geelong is home to more than 60+ wineries, stunning surf and walking beaches, football games and major events. Geelong is a short drive to the Melbourne CBD the sporting, shopping and events capital of Australia.

International Medical Graduate Program

Barwon Health offers a recognised International Medical Graduate (IMG) program supporting the commencement of your Australian Medical Career.  We offer a two week fully paid buddy orientation program welcoming you to our health service. Core learning provided to you in the first week encompasses an introduction to the Australian Health Care system and an opportunity to familiarise yourself with our leading health service. Week two includes fully supervised shadowing on the ward with support from our stellar Medical Education and Training team.


  • Accommodation and moving to the region support
  • $13000 Government Grant
  • VISA sponsorship for yourself, partner and dependants
  • AHPRA registration assistance

Job Description

The General stream for HMO3 rotates through a vast range of Units where you will get a broad perspective of all of the services that University Hospital Geelong, McKellar Centre and Colac hospital has to offer.  You will be an integral member of the team working alongside accredited and unaccredited registrars and consultant staff.  Positioned next to Deakin University Clinical School you can gain experience in supervision and teaching of students both on the ward and in the classroom.  The Medical Education Special Interest group runs the 'Near Peer teaching Program' and provides Teaching on The Run courses and mentorship in simulation teaching.

The HMO3 general stream pathway offers many different training experiences, suitable to your specific interests such as General Practice, a Certificate in O&G or provides opportunities in emergency suitable to a pathway into the HMO3 critical care year.

Our Emergency Department term is suitable for the paediatric requirement in General Practitioner training. Rotations include Emergency, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Intensive Care, Geriatrics, Psychiatry (Community or Inpatient rotations available) and a mandatory rotation at Colac Area Health Service.

Eligibility for Role

  • Competent Authority Pathway, recognised qualification in speciality 
  • 2 Years working experience as a Doctor

Barwon Health is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


Base Annual: Determined by years of experience aligned to the AMA Victorian Public Health Sector Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018 – 2021 (pending issue of the new agreement 2022 - 2025)

Salary Packaging: Salary Packaging will be accessible to all successful candidates. Salary packaging is an option of all Health Care employees to increase their take home income by reducing the amount of taxable incoming and the amount of tax you pay. Barwon Health offer the below options for packaging

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some leisure accommodation expenditure
  • Relocation no capped limit per year
  • Portable Devices no capped limit per year, must be used for work purposes inclusive of Laptops, notebooks, or other portable computers, Tablet device, Smart Phone device and Smart Watches

All candidates must be full vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Karen Hamon  
Contact Person Job Title Director Medical Workforce 
Contact Number +61 3 4215 0894  
Closing Date 24/08/2023
Position Description
File name 
Barwon Health HMO 2 Position Description 2023.pdf Open
Barwon Health HMO 3 Position Description 2023.pdf Open
Barwon Health Junior Medical Staff training pathways summary.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.