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Careers at the RACGP


Find a better balance, with a career at the RACGP.

Careers at the RACGP


Find a better balance, with a career at the RACGP.

RACGP: Healthy Profession. Healthy Australia.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) supports the backbone of Australia’s health system – our GPs. We set the standards for education and practice, deliver training and advocate for a better health system for all. 

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Find out more about the RACGP and why our team love the work they do.

About our work

We support GPs of today and tomorrow continue their professional development from medical students and GPs in training to experienced GPs. We develop resources and guidelines so GPs can provide their patients with world-class healthcare, and we help with the unique issues that affect their practices. We’re a point of connection for GPs serving communities in every corner of the country. 

Australia’s GPs see more than two million patients each week, and support Australians through every stage of life. The scope of general practice is unmatched among medical professionals, so the RACGP supports members to be involved in all areas of care, from aged care and mental health, to preventive care and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Patient-centred care is at the heart of every Australian general practice, and at the heart of everything we do. 

The RACGP represents more than 50,000 members working in or towards a career in general practice. We employ over 1400 people across Australia. A further 1800 GPs work with us in consulting roles. We have offices in every state and territory with our National Office located in East Melbourne, and other offices located in every capital city as well as regionally.


Our values

We work constructively and collaboratively to play our part in ensuring a healthy Australia. We know our work is meaningful and take pride in the privilege of training the future of Australian General Practice. 

We pride ourselves on progressive leadership – forward thinking and proactive leaders who lead by example, empowering staff to create and drive innovation. 

We consistently strive for quality and excellence in service delivery and advancement in the field. We’re committed to the ethos of acting with integrity, and transparency in serving the best interest of all stakeholders. 

We uphold professionalism with a dedicated workforce who respect and collaborate with others and are fully accountable for their actions. 

The RACGP is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We encourage people with a disability, those who identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, mature age and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for job opportunities. 


Working at the RACGP

You’ll find opportunities across a range of areas including: Corporate Services, Education, Advocacy, Policy & Research, People & Capability, Member Experience, GP Training and more. Click here to find out more and see our current opportunities available.

The Circle Back Initiative

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer
We commit to respond to every applicant

Information for candidates

Career opportunities

Have a look at our current career opportunities.

Position descriptions

Position descriptions for advertised career opportunities.

Employee benefits

See why we are an Employer of Choice.

Recruitment process

What to expect

Tips for applying

Gain some useful tips from our Talent Acquisition Team

Employee benefits

Financial


14% Superannuation for EA staff
 Competitive remuneration and reward and recognitions programs 
Salary packaging option based on rebateable status

 

 

 Social activities


RACGP social club
End of year party
Friendly welcoming culture

Training and Professional Development


 Internal training and PD programs available to all employees
 Leadership development and excellence program
 Study leave
 LinkedIn Learning

 

Leave


17.5% annual leave loading for EBA covered employees
12 weeks paid parental leave for primary carer
15 days personal leave per annum
Additional paid leave during the Christmas / New Year closedown preiod
Community Service leave

Health and wellbeing


Flexible work options
Employee Assistance Program

 

Recognition


Staff service awards
Wall of appreciation

 

Work with purpose


 Work for an organisation dedicated to improving the health of Australian communities.

Our way of working is a hybrid model – hybrid work is a flexible model where team members work partly in an RACGP office and partly from home to enable productivity and balance wellbeing. RACGP will, where possible, make allowances for you to work remotely, subject to prior written approval.  However, our funding arrangements require that employees must be based in Australia.

We’re committed to diversity and social inclusion and encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If you require any support or adjustments to participate in any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know in your application.

The RACGP Enterprise Agreement 2022 (“EA”) now covers all employees that are employed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in a position that falls within the EA classification structure.