Dental Assistants (As per award)

Job posted: 14/02/2020
Applications close: 28/02/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 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/1450219

Reference: VG/1450219

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Dental Service has exciting opportunities for Dental Assistants to join the clinics located in Warrnambool and Camperdown (Manifold Place) Community Health Centres. The Warrnambool based position is full time and the Camperdown based position is part time (64 hours per fortnight). Both positions are available from March 2020 until March 2021.

Dental Assistants assist with direct chair side client care in accordance with South West Healthcare and DHSV clinical standards and policies. The roles will also assist with the administration of the office and computer systems.

These positions are based in the clinics as stated above, however travel to the other locations may be required. 

What you bring

It is expected that the successful applicants will have experience with both Dental Assisting and administrative/reception skills, demonstrated high level of clinical competence, knowledge and understanding of the required applications and procedures, and knowledge of dental public health principles. An ability to work under pressure and in a team environment as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills is also required.  A Certificate III in Dental Assisting or a willingness to obtain is essential. All applicants must have a 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;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • 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

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 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers. Please specify in your application your preferred clinic and hours per fortnight.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Peter Sheehan (Manager South West Dental Service) on (03) 5564 4250 or email ptsheehan@swh.net.au

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 2016-202, 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

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 1 March 2020. 

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

Dental Assistants (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Peter Sheehan | 55644250

Dental Assistants (As per award)