General Practitioner - Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre
Alice Springs, NT

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) is currently looking for a caring and committed doctor to be an integral part of a newly set up multidisciplinary team at the Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre.


Note: Vocational registration is not required.    

  • Base Salary: $194,454 - $224,445 (p.a.) pro rata
  • Total Effective Package: $233,858 - $267,604 (p.a.)* pro rata
  • Part Time, Continuous Position

Working with Congress not only offers rewarding career options but a wide range of employee benefits including;

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Six (6) weeks' annual leave (pro rata)
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Access to the Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • District allowance and Remote Benefits
  • Medicare Incentive Scheme

About the role


Congress is establishing a therapeutic team to provide comprehensive and holistic care to young people currently in youth detention, aimed at positively impacting the young persons experience in detention, as well as addressing any health issues.    


The position is part time (0.5 FTE) and the successful doctor will become part of the GP community within Congress as well as part of the team at the centre. This is an exciting opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives on many young people.


The General Practitioner (GP) provides culturally safe GP services within a comprehensive primary health care framework across all sections of Congress’ Health Services Division. The position works to the principles, values and philosophy of Congress as an Aboriginal community controlled health service.


If you meet the criteria listed in the job description and you are interested to use your skills to help improve the health and wellbeing of young people then we want to hear from you!


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Advertised until a suitable candidate is found. 


For more information on the position please contact the Deputy Medical Director,      Dr. Colin Marchant on 0437 522 569


*Total effective package includes base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

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