Oral Health Therapist

Job posted: 18/09/2023
Applications close: 02/10/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 62841

Reference: 62841

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Fixed Term (Maternity position) Full time Role 
  • Critical team role supporting the delivery of optimal dental care
  • Relevant professional award dependent on qualifications and experience
  • An alternative to private practice
  • Gain satisfaction from the positive difference that our program makes
  • Access to professional development and support networks
  • Variety of working in a multidisciplinary team.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About Us

Monash Health Dental Services is part of  Public Health and Community Care  Program of Monash Health. We provide services in the City of Greater Dandenong, Shire of Cardinia and City of Casey and also support a single chair dental clinic based at Kingston Centre. Monash Health Dental Services have 30 Chairs over seven sites operating at Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong Thomas Street, Dandenong David Street, Kingston, Springvale and Pakenham, providing general, emergency and denture dental care.

The Dental Services also provide services through the outreach program like the Monash Health Dental Screening and Education program and Smile Squad School Dental Program. This position may require attendance at multiple sites dependent on the needs of the program. We are now looking to engage a highly motivated Oral Health Therapist to join our team.

About the Role

We offer one of the largest community dental programs and have for you a place to bring across your clinical skills and experience. Our oral health services operate across seven major sites and have 30 chairs. This is a career opportunity where you can experience satisfaction in your day to day work as well as receive our mentoring and orientation to meet your need for personal growth and development. You can for instance look forward to the on-site support of a senior dentist.

You’ll be rewarded by the range of experiences and people you will assist, along the way drawing on your ability to build ease and rapport while remaining sensitive to the needs of your clients.

Your Skills and Experience

To be considered for this important role you will ideally possess the following:

  • Demonstrate high levels of knowledge, and clinical skills, in the full range of activities permitted under the oral health therapists’ scope of practice.
  • Demonstrate ability to operate autonomously, displaying advanced reasoning skills, in providing clinical services to clients with diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds as well as frail dependent and medically complex.
  • Friendly, outgoing and reliable demeanour.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience with Titanium software would be an advantage but is not mandatory.

You must
Appointment to this position requires:

  • Proof of qualification
  • Current registration with AHPRA as an Oral Health therapist
  • Current Victoria radiation licence for intraoral radiography
  • Working with children check
  • National Criminal Record Check.

What’s on offer

This role offers you the chance to make a real contribution to the dental care we provide to a broad range of clients across south-east Melbourne.  As an important member of our committed team, we can offer you:

  • A comprehensive orientation program
  • Ongoing professional development as you increase your skills
  • The ability to access one day off per month for full-time employees
  • Salary packaging benefits that increase your take home pay

If you’re looking to progress your Oral Health Therapist career in an environment where you can make a real difference, send us your application today!

In return

You’ll enjoy the variety that comes from working in this role with a range of team members.  Monash Health positions us well to offer you the ability to access a wide range of opportunities and experiences as your skills and career progress. Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov. 
Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Oral Health Therapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sandeep Chopra - 1300342273

Oral Health Therapist