Dental Assistant

Job posted: 10/07/2024
Applications close: 04/08/2024 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1806524

Reference: VG/1806524

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Elevate your lifestyle with South West Healthcare! Join our friendly team in the stunning Great South Coast region, serving over 110,000 residents with comprehensive medical, surgical, and psychiatric services. Our 282-bed facility is dedicated to holistic care. Warrnambool, our vibrant city, offers top-notch sports facilities, educational opportunities from preschool to university, and rich cultural amenities. Explore the award-winning 5.7km coastal promenade with breathtaking views. Enjoy a fulfilling career and vibrant life with us!

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) has an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant to join our Warrnambool clinic in a full time permanent position. Dental Assistants provide direct chairside care to clients, following South West Healthcare and DHSV clinical standards and policies. The role will also assist with the administration of the clinic.

While this position is based at our Warrnambool clinic, travel to other South West Dental Service locations may be required. 

What you bring

  • Experience in Dental Assisting and administrative/reception skills
  • Demonstrated high level of clinical competence
  • Knowledge and understanding of required applications and procedures
  • Knowledge of dental public health principles
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting or willingness to obtain
  • Current motor vehicle licence

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday, 04 August. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

 Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025, with the appropriate classification Dental Assistant Grade 1 or 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

 Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Dental Assistant

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Peter Sheehan (Dental Services Manager) | Phone: 03 5564 4250 Email: ptsheehan@swh.net.au

Dental Assistant