Employment at Great Ocean Road Health

All current positions are listed below.

Registered Nurses (Apollo Bay) 

Casual / Part time / Full time (negotiable)

Great Ocean Road Health (Apollo Bay) is currently seeking highly motivated Registered Nurses to join the Clinical Care Team. Successful candidates will be committed to the delivery of high quality client focused services and the highest standards of care guided by our values of service and Great Care Framework.

Essential requirements;

  • Current Registration with the NMBA Division 1 [General]
  • A passion for patient centred care and commitment to delivering excellence in clinical care
  • Highly developed assessment and documentation skills



Applications close 9am Monday 10th August 2020

For further information please contact Director of Nursing, Libby Van Leeuwen libby.vanleeuwen@gorh.vic.gov.au  phone 03 5237 8500.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au  or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

This position is subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check.

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

General Practitioner – Apollo Bay Medical Centre

Full-time and part-time positions available


  • Busy and growing, mixed billing clinic – high earning potential
  • Ability to work  part-time or full-time
  • Desirable location on the Great Ocean Road
  • Experience or interest in the provision of supervision for GP Trainees


This GPA accredited mixed billing clinic sees 120-160 patients a week, providing care for the local communities as well as a significant tourist population between December and April.

As Apollo Bay Medical Centre is part of Great Ocean Road Health, there is an integrated multidisciplinary approach to care within the health service and a sharing of staff and expertise with Lorne Medical Centre, also part of Great Ocean Road Health. The service is also well supported by specialist regional services from Barwon Health

Participation in the After-Hours Urgent Care on call roster is available.

Support from a Practice Nurse, experienced Administration staff and a Practice Manager, will see you rapidly transition smoothly into the community within this well-established Centre.


An attractive package will be negotiated with the preferred applicant including:

  • Accommodation
  • Car
  • Relocation allowance
  • Negotiable percentage of billings
  • On call incentives for participation in the on call roster

Other terms are open to negotiation.




  • Australian GP and Hospital experience preferred
  • AHPRA Registration – general or specialist
  • Accident and emergency skills desirable


For more information please contact Sandy Chamberlin, CEO at Great Ocean Road Health,
on (03) 5237 8501 or via email at sandy.chamberlin@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

Great Ocean Road Health is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

About Apollo Bay Medical Centre


The Apollo Bay Medical Centre is integrated within the Otway Health site, part of Great Ocean Road Health, which includes Urgent Care, Aged Care (20 beds) Acute Care and Community Care. The centre has visiting Allied Health and Specialist services on a regular basis. Pathology services are also on site with a pharmacy located within the community.

Apollo Bay Medical Centre currently has 3 doctors – 1 VR, 2 Registrars and Nurse Practitioners in the Urgent Care.  The Medical Centre consists of 5 consulting rooms with a treatment room.

Current practice hours are Monday to Friday, 8:45 am – 5.45 pm and Saturday 9 am to 12 pm, closed on Sundays.

The main patient health issues impacting on the practice are women’s health, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease Management within the community, with a wide range of clients accessing services during the summer months with an influx of tourists to the region between December and April.

Access to an Allied Health referral network is available through Otway Health with a wide range of services readily accessible.

Lorne and Apollo Bay practices are operating in similar organisation structures with integrated primary care focus. They work together to provide Great Care to the communities along the Great Ocean Road.

About Apollo Bay


Located at the foothills of the Otway’s, Apollo Bay is on Victoria’s scenic coastal route, the Great Ocean Road. A popular tourist destination, Apollo Bay offers both swimming and surf beaches, as well as a large boat harbour and marina that is home to a major fishing fleet.

The rolling green hills of the Otway’s provide a scenic backdrop when viewed from the beach, foreshore and shops.  The beach is a focus for activity all year round whether swimming in the clear water, sea kayaking with local seals, deep-sea fishing, learning to surf, or horse riding along the beach at sunset.

The Great Ocean Walk stretches 104 kms from Apollo Bay to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles. Weave through beautiful National Parks, walk deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine sanctuaries.

Apollo Bay is nestled in the heart of The Otway Ranges, where you’re free to explore and discover waterfalls, Californian Redwoods, glow worm caves and iconic Australian flora and fauna by mountain bike or bush walk.

Apollo Bay has great facilities for young families and a range of community services and activities.

Just 45 minutes from Apollo Bay, Lorne offers a host of activities including swimming, diving, surfing in pristine coastal waters and fantastic deep-sea fishing. Being situated along Australia’s dramatic southern coastline also provides locals and visitors alike with some of the world’s most scenic driving routes.

Click here for further information about Apollo Bay