Career Opportunity

General Practitioner - New Private Clinic

West Footscray

Reference: 4959089

Barkly Street West Footscray Clinic - Doctor

General Practitioner in our new Profit for Purpose Clinic - Private Billing

Join our new private clinic in Melbourne's rapidly gentrifying West Footscray area and help shape our unique future.

Private billing clinic (with some mixed billing) with long established independent pharmacy (Pepin's Pharmacy) all under one roof.

Developed by cohealth's Profit for Purpose Business the clinic is currently undergoing significant renovations for launching as our new private clinic in December 2019.


  • Private and mixed billing, appointment-based medicine
  • Lucrative earning potential
  • High profile location in busy West Footscray (Melbourne's Inner West) with rapidly gentrifying local population
  • Long established onsite pharmacy (Pepin's) with onsite pathology, 8 consultation rooms, treatment and multipurpose rooms
  • Strong practice management and corporate support
  • Full nursing and administration support
  • Flexibility offered with part-time and full-time hours available
  • Strong potential to develop the corporate medicine market
  • cohealth's unique Profit for Purpose social enterprise business model and culture

About the Practice

Eight consult rooms for Doctors, Allied Health, Treatment and Multipurpose rooms with onsite Pathology and Pepin's pharmacy (accessible through internal door) all under one roof.

Our opening hours will be aligned with Pepin's pharmacy commencing with 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 5pm Saturday. Hours will extend to later and will include Sundays as we build patient demand.

Carrying new branding the clinic will have an impactful street presence (day and night) on busy Barkly Street and is being renovated and updated to attract and service private patients.

Practice nurses will lead all chronic disease management planning and follow up support.

About the opportunity

As a key part of cohealth's Profit for Purpose business launched in 2019 this is a unique opportunity to join our new private clinic and help us shape and grow it from the start.

Melbourne's Inner West is rapidly gentrifying, and we anticipate consistent growth with foundation business coming from existing patient demand (previously serviced at this location when it was a cohealth community health bulk billing clinic) and growing rapidly with strong private patient demand across the catchment.

Work alongside other doctors and allied health professionals who share similar vision, financial and professional goals.


cohealth's values of Inquiry and Innovation, Respect, Courage, Social Equity and Trust will really shine in our new clinic.

To work successfully in this practice you would require a collaborative work style, strong communication skills and a passion for making a real difference through our cohealth Profit for Purpose business model.

About us

cohealth is one of Australia's largest community health organisations delivering a range of health and social support services across Melbourne's CBD, Northern and Western suburbs. cohealth is diversifying its revenue streams and growing its profit for purpose businesses. Profit from these social enterprises supports cohealth's mission driven initiatives.

Expansion of cohealth's private medical, allied health, dental and other associated healthcare services is a key aspect of cohealth's Profit for Purpose business.

How to Apply

Contact Eddie Lam, Leader Private Clinic Channel Development on 0447 026 453 or for a confidential discussion or to obtain more information.

Applications Close: 31 Jan 2020