Manager South West Medical Centre

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 246 beds (190 acute, 36 aged care and 20 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1265328
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: GP CLINIC - Manager South West Medical Centre March 2017.pdf (PDF, 226KB)


Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivatedand dynamic professional to lead our General Practice clinic; ensuring the continued development of an innovative and progressive teaching, learning and clinical environment. Both full or part time applicants are encouraged to apply. 

The Practice Manager will provide accountability, leadership and guidance for all staff; managing the practice as a clinical business unit that continues to innovate and further develop its capability. A key relationship with the GP Clinical Lead and our training partners exists. 

The South West General Practice clinic is a group practice; comprising six medical consulting rooms, a practice nurse room, and two procedure rooms.   In conjunction with the staff of the adjacent Warrnambool Community Health, there is a focus on chronic disease management, family and multi-disciplinary care.  Strong links with both Deakin University and GP Training organisations will provide the clinic with both teaching and research opportunities.. 

The Practice Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running, management, finances, staffing, coordination and long term planning; including identifying and implementing other potential  opportunities. 

A position description can be found at our website under careers or from the Human Resources department on telephone (03) 5564 4155 or email 

Should you have further queries after obtaining the position description, please contact Craig Fraser (Director Primary & Community Services) on (03) 5563 4000 or email 

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 2 April 2017.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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