Providing quality healthcare everywhere is our promise. It's who we are, who we've always been, and it's why we are here.

Join the College where you can play an important role in meeting our vision of having the right doctors, in the right places, with the right skills, providing rural and remote people with excellent healthcare.

As an organisation going through an exciting period of change, it’s time to review and reshape our content for internal and external stakeholders.

This is an opportunity to utilise your writing and editing skills to support the College with messaging that will engage audiences across multiple platforms.

Your passion and experience in developing relevant and high-quality copy is backed by a practical understanding of branding and marketing principles and practices. Your communications skills, including media, report and policy writing, will support business units to have consistent and high-quality content.

The Communication team is responsible for positioning the College as leaders in rural practice and rural generalism.  The role of communications officer is critical to executing our strategies and meeting our goals.

What will you do?

  • Support the Communications Manager to develop and execute communication strategies
  • Produce content which raises awareness of College goals and activities, and is targeted to the right audience at the right time.
  • Write, edit and proofread content across the College’s wide range of platforms
  • Ensure high quality content is produced consistently on time and in line with brand guidelines
  • Provide advice and support across the business to assist them to meet their goals.
  • Assist with crisis communications

What you will bring

  • A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, PR, Professional Writing or similar discipline; or significant professional experience in these disciplines
  • 3+ years’ experience delivering content and communications across a range of platforms and channels and for a range of audiences
  • Experience researching, writing and producing press releases and newsletters and corporate communications including reports, policy documents and business plans
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proof-reading skills
  • Confidence and curiosity to work with various members of the organisation to turn information into engaging content
  • Skills to work as part of a team and autonomously

As the Member Engagement Officer, your role is to support the Member Engagement team to deliver on the College’s strategic direction and support the rich, vibrant community of medical students, interns, junior doctors and rural General Practitioners who are our members.

The Member Engagement team is a collaborative and high performing team which has the responsibilities of:

  • Member recruitment, engagement and renewals
  • Selection for the ACRRM Fellowship program
  • Data management
  • Conference and events
  • Sponsorship and advertising
  • Membership services

To be successful in this role the following professional behaviours and skills are required:

  • Presence and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Project management
  • Flexible and adaptable to ensure key goals are met
  • Process-driven
  • Ability to assess and implement policy and compliance requirements
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Deliver quality work and have a keen attention to detail
  • Dependable; always follow work through to completion
  • Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-directed learner

To apply, please provide your resume and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

While this full-time permanent role is based in the national office in Brisbane, there are options for flexible working arrangements.

Please direct any enquiries to Member Engagement Manager, Rachel Killorn, via email at r.killorn@acrrm.org.au

Applications close Monday 18 July 2022.

ACRRM is undertaking a detailed and complex transition towards College-led training for rural and remote general practitioners, consistent with the objectives of the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program.

This role, reporting to the Workforce and Distribution Manager, will be responsible for the development and support of processes for supporting, accrediting and building capacity in Advanced Specialist Training (AST) posts. In particular the provision of expertise  to the ACRRM training team on suitability of AST training, the development of AST training supports and the provision of AST support frameworks for training posts, and supervisors. This role will work closely with both the accreditation and training teams to provide subject matter expertise and work as an advocate for growing AST capacity at a national level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in medical management practices and working with quality practice management systems.
  • Demonstrated experience providing quality planning and support in health education and/or delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience building effective working relationships with a range of key stakeholders in a health-related context.
  • Demonstrated success in working with teams at an operational level, including with remote and hybrid staffing arrangements.

Highly Desirable:

  • Understanding of contemporary issues in general practice medical education and training.
  • Experience in practice management, including an internal quality management system linked to medical training.
  • Experience in establishing collaborative relationships with stakeholders at a variety of levels to achieve innovation in medical practice training posts, supervision and training practice needs.

ACRRM's National Office is in Brisbane, Qld, however this permanent full-time role would suit remote work for the right candidate.  ACRRM supports remote work and hybrid and flexible working from home arrangements for our staff.

Please contact Haida Luke, ACRRM Manager, Workforce and Distribution at h.luke@acrrm.org.au if you would like to discuss the role.

To apply, please provide your resume along with a covering letter briefly detailing your suitability for the role as soon as possible.

ACRRM is undertaking a detailed and complex transition towards College-led training for rural and remote general practitioners, consistent with the objectives of the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program.

Working closely with and taking strategic and operational direction from the General Manager, Education Services, this role is instrumental in planning and implementing quality management systems in support of ACRRM's programs and service delivery.

You will have responsibility for organising several key tasks, including:

  • administering and updating the College project plan, documenting process, report delivery etc., to highlight critical information and support decision making. 
  • assist in developing a robust framework to ensure collected data adheres to AMC quality assurance standards, is stored securely, and is utilised effectively. 
  • drive and support the uptake of standard operating protocols for the efficient and consistent delivery of training and data under the College led training model, allowing the team to deliver on its objectives in line with the strategic direction of ACRRM. 
  • build and sustain a high performing team, supporting staff to deliver member and community objectives and role modelling the behaviours that underpin a high-performance focused culture.
  • provide robust, well researched and timely advice and support to the General Manager Education Services.  

This is a permanent full-time appointment based either in Brisbane CBD in the ACRRM National Office, or otherwise working remotely.  ACRRM supports remote work and hybrid and flexible working from home arrangements for our staff.

Please contact David York, ACRRM Fellowship Manager, Education Services at d.york@acrrm.org.au if you would like to discuss the role.

To apply, please provide your resume along with a covering letter briefly detailing your suitability for the role as soon as possible. Please note that as this is a critical operational role for ACRRM, interviews will be conducted as applications are received.

ACRRM is undertaking a detailed and complex transition towards College-led training for rural and remote general practitioners, consistent with the objectives of the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program.

This role, reporting to the ACRRM National Workforce and Distribution Manager, will be responsible for the development and implementation of an engagement and support framework for training posts, supervisors and practices. This will include facilitating the design and roll out of practice and supervisor education with regional teams, and providing a central source of support and expertise to the wider Rural Support Officer teams.  This role will provide national support to ensure quality training for registrars is supported at a regional level.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in medical management practices and working with quality practice management systems.
  • Demonstrated experience providing quality planning and support in health education and/or delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience building effective working relationships with a range of key stakeholders in a health-related context.
  • Demonstrated success in working with teams at an operational level, including with remote and hybrid staffing arrangements.

Highly Desirable:

  • Understanding of contemporary issues in general practice medical education and training.
  • Experience in practice management, including an internal quality management system linked to medical training.
  • Experience in establishing collaborative relationships with stakeholders at a variety of levels to achieve innovation in medical practice training posts, supervision and training practice needs.

ACRRM's National Office is in Brisbane, Qld, however this permanent full-time role would suit remote work for the right candidate. ACRRM supports remote work and hybrid and flexible working from home arrangements for our staff.

Please contact Haida Luke, ACRRM Manager, Workforce and Distribution at h.luke@acrrm.org.au if you would like to discuss the role.

To apply, please provide your resume along with a covering letter briefly detailing your suitability for the role as soon as possible.

ACRRM is undertaking a detailed and complex transition towards College-led training for rural and remote general practitioners, consistent with the objectives of the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program.

This role, reporting to the NSW Training Network Coordinator, will provide direct support to training posts/ practices and supervisors on accreditation, placement, ACRRM systems and ACRRM education to ensure quality training for registrars is supported at a regional level. This role is the first of a group of these regional roles to be recruited in each state as we move through transition.

Qualifications, Skills an Experience Required:

  • Ability to show empathy and work in highly sensitive environments and situations and work constructively with peers
  • Understanding of general practice requirements
  • Understanding of ACRRM training requirements, or ability to quickly acquire.
  • Experience in providing support, case management and referral services to clients
  • Experience in accreditation and compliance

This is a permanent full-time appointment based in New South Wales, working remotely.  ACRRM supports remote work and hybrid and flexible working from home arrangements for our staff.

Please contact Sandra Johanson, ACRRM Training Network Manager, Education Services at s.johanson@acrrm.org.au if you would like to discuss the role.

To apply, please provide your resume along with a covering letter briefly detailing your suitability for the role as soon as possible.

ACRRM is growing and we are putting our footprint in the regions where members need us most. Be part of an organisation where you can make a real difference - and grow with us.

To achieve our goals, we have Training Network Coordinators in each state and the Northern Territory.  As a Training Network Coordinator, you will be responsible for promoting the ACRRM fellowship program and developing regional training capability through stakeholder engagement and collaboration in the specified region.

In this role, you will be provided with a fully maintained medium-sized all wheel drive vehicle which can be made available for full personal use.  You will be required to travel in your region to increase awareness of the ACRRM program and position ACRRM as the College of choice.  You will be supported in your role by the Training Network Manager and work closely with the College’s Education Services team.

Your initial areas of responsibility will be to:

  • engage with key stakeholders to promote and increase the number of doctors on the ACRRM Fellowship training program
  • engage with Regional Training Organisations to continue the transition to ACRRM led training 
  • engage with training partners in general practice, hospital and health services to develop and support the training needs of the ACRRM program.

For further information please contact Sandra Johanson at s.johanson@acrrm.org.au