Doctor | Flexible Working Conditions | Wollongong

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Benefits For You

Ever dreamed of work-life-balance?  With no weekend work and hours aligned to business hours, the ability to unwind annually over the New Year period… this dream can be a reality at CHG Defence.   This position enables you to leave work at work, and promotes a structured approach to your day.   Professional Development opportunities are offered internally to all employees providing a continual opportunity to develop and grow in the role.

Flexible working conditions are genuinely available in Wollongong!  The current Doctor will be continuing on a locum basis and is happy to cover for periods of leave or other flexible arrangements that may be required, including coverage over all school holidays should the successful applicant require this time off.

The Wollongong office is centrally located in the CBD in the main shopping precinct, close to public transport, paid parking, cafes and restaurants, and just a quick walk to the beach.

About the Role

We are seeking a focussed and experienced Doctor to join the Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) Medical Assessment team in Wollongong.    

This vacancy is for a Part Time team member to ideally work 22.5 hours per week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Hours are normally 8am to 4pm with some earlier start times or occasional later finishes, advance notice will be provided.  There is the requirement to be rostered on and work some (albeit limited) Public Holidays and Saturdays.

This position is responsible for medically assessing candidates to determine their suitability for entry into the Australian Defence Forces.  Utilising your extensive medical background the successful applicant will make accurate clinical decisions that are relied upon at all stages of a candidate’s assessment and enlistment.

This role requires high level interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships as it works as part of a small multidisciplinary team including Nursing, Administration, Psychology, Recruitment and Military personnel.

As this site forms part of a Region and a wider National team we have great opportunities to travel the state as well as travel interstate for those who are interested, travel is always fully paid.  CHG Defence considers all requests for professional development and attendance at conferences that will assist you within the DFR scope and for your individual development.

About CHG Defence

Corporate Health Group (CHG) Defence is the national provider of specialised medical examinations for candidates seeking to join the Australian Defence Forces through Defence Force Recruiting (DFR).  CHG Defence employs more than 100 doctors, nurses and administrators in 16 DFR Centres across Australia. 

CHG Defence lives out our values of Respect, Excellence, Loyalty, Integrity and Collaboration. When working at CHG Defence you must be prepared to contribute and work within the true spirit of teamwork and in return you will be afforded an environment that focuses on persistence in the face of obstacles, respects everyone’s strengths and talents and an environment that aims to exceed customer expectations.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a general practice, occupational medicine or medical on-base/defence background.  Specific experience in pre-employment medicals would be desirable.  Confidence in navigating company software and general computer skills along with a desire to be a team player is critical to the success of the applicant.  Experience in the provision of training and auditing of clinical services would be advantageous.

To be eligible for this position applicants must have unconditional registration with AHPRA, Australian Citizenship is essential and must be willing to undergo the Australian Defence Force (ADF) security clearance process.  Fellowship with a relevant college would be highly advantageous.


If you are interested, please provide a cover letter and resume via Seek no later than 9am Monday 2nd September 2019. 

For more information please contact Sarah Stephens on (08) 8354 9837.

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