FIFO Civilian Medical Officer

Puckapunyal | Other

About Us

ADF Health Services provides integrated healthcare services to Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel across Australia.  As part of this contract, Serco, in partnership with Bupa, provide defence-ready clinical and support staff across 50+ on-base locations nationally, ensuring that ADF personnel have access to quality on-site medical care. To learn more please visit

About the Role

You will be responsible for delivery of primary medical care to patients in accordance with professional standards, legislation, and Defence Policies and Procedures. You will form part of a multidisciplinary team working toward the shared purpose of achieving and maintaining the health and wellbeing of Defence members. You will play an integral role in assessing Defence personnel for fitness for duty and in the provision of care that will support the health and welling of members pre and post deployments. You will be required to provide medical technical advice to the Joint Health Unit (JHU) Commanding Officer (CO), Joint Health Command (JHC) Health Centre Manager and Commanders of units. You will be supported by a Team of Senior Medical Officers and uniformed colleagues. You may be required to provide the services in either an outpatient setting or inpatient care setting within a ward.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Medical Practitioner, General in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) OR, Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) OR Vocational Registration.
  • Minimum of 2 years full-time post graduate general practitioner experience (can include GP Training Registrar time) in a general practice setting within the last 5 years (or part-time equivalent) as determined by RACGP and ACRRM.
  • Hold Australian Citizenship in order to obtain the required Baseline Security Clearance for this role.

About Rotation locations (Wagga Wagga, Albury Wodonga, Puckapunyal)

Wagga Wagga

Kapooka Health Centre and Clinic

Located about 10 minutes from Wagga at the Kapooka Military area, the Kapooka Health Centre supports the Army Recruit Training Centre (ARTC). This health centre contains a 24/7 ward, and provides dental, physiotherapy, and pharmaceutical services. Standard operating hours of the centre are 0730-1530 Monday-Friday.  Kapooka Clinic is located at Blamey Barracks within the Kapooka Military area, 10 minutes outside Wagga. This facility provides standard medical appointments, and operates 0630-1800 Monday-Friday, and 0630-1430 Saturday-Sunday. 

Wagga Health Centre

The Wagga Health Centre is located at RAAF Base Wagga at Forest Hill, South-East of Wagga Wagga. This facility provides general medical care, as well as dental, physiotherapy, and pharmaceutical services. Standard operating hours of the Centre are 0700-1600 Monday-Friday.

Albury Wodonga

The Gaza Ridge Health Centre is located on Gaza Ridge South at Bandiana near Wodonga. This facility provides primary health care, as well as dental, physiotherapy, mental health, and pharmaceutical services to over 5000 Defence Force members. Additionally, the facility operates a 24/7 20 bed low dependency ward. Standard operating hours of the centre are 0730-1530 Monday-Friday.


Puckapunyal Health Centre is located in the Puckapunyal Military Area and provides Defence personnel with general medical, physiotherapy, dental, and psychology services, and contains a 12-bed 24/7 low dependency ward. This Health Centre services up to 4000 Defence Force members. Standard operating hours are 0730-1530 Monday-Friday.

Some sites will include rotational on-call roster where overnight and weekend requirements are necessary in which an on-call allowance and call back fee structure is paid.

About You

You are an experienced medical professional with solid foundations as a General Practitioner. Your passion for providing the highest quality medical services is at the heart of everything you do. You have a friendly and professional manner which automatically puts patients at ease and you take pride in your ability to inspire trust from both your patients and colleagues alike. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do. You are passionate about providing clinical services and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support delivery of the highest standard of care to patients.

Rewards & Benefits

  • Be part of an amazing culture, based on the values of trust, care, innovation and pride
  • Gain access to Global Employee Networks that embrace diversity and inclusion
  • 'Start with a job and stay for a career' with extensive employment and growth opportunities across Serco's many contracts
  • Meaningful work supporting defence personnel
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Referral Programs
  • Paid annual and personal leave
  • Paid CPD leave for permanent employees
  • Paid volunteer leave and leave for reservists
  • Provision of uniform
  • Variety of lifestyle discounts through the Serco Benefits program including discounts with Apple, Qantas, Hoyts Cinemas and more!
  • Plus, ongoing 24/7 immediate mental health and counselling support via our Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Join a dedicated team of collaborative and supportive health professionals


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If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Please note your resume must include - start and finish dates for each role, along with employment type (e.g. casual, part-time, full-time) and hours worked per week.

For a confidential conversation or to learn more about how the rotation would work, please contact Monique O'Rielley,

If you would like to learn more about these and other opportunities available, please visit to find out more.

Serco and Proud

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, but everyone also has an important role to play from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 60,000+ globally and 16,000+ in Asia Pacific responsible for delivering essential public services in areas including defence, justice, immigration, healthcare, facilities management and citizen services.

Serco requires employees in this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people. Please consider this requirement when submitting your application.

Serco's values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people matter and make a difference every day. 

We seek and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all backgrounds and cultures including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, veterans and people with disability. By joining Serco you will have access to Employee Networks led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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05/04/2023 03:00:00
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