Oral Health Therapist

Job posted: 09/10/2023
Applications close: No closing date

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Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 14666

Reference: 14666

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Oral Health Therapist - Bendigo Health Community Dental Services

  • Full-time and part-time positions available. New graduates welcome
  • Provide general and emergency oral health care within the service
  • Opportunity to join a dedicated and innovative team of dental and oral health professionals
  • Excellent mentoring and supervision
  • Hours to suit good work-life balance (8 hour shifts during operating hours of 7:45 am - 5:00 pm)
  • Excellent benefits available (incl. professional development opportunities & salary packaging)
  • Moving to new facilities in early 2024

The Position 

Position Title: Oral Health Therapist - Community Dental Services
Salary per fortnight (exc. super): $2,228.06 - $3,170.86 (plus fortnightly dual qualification allowance $133.70 - $159 for Extended Scope qualification)
Hours per fortnight: 32hrs - 80hrs (multiple positions available, graduate applicants accepted)
Employment Status: Ongoing Full Time and Part Time
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination


Role Description

Oral Health Therapists are responsible for the provision of a broad range of clinical duties within the scope of publicly funded dental services. Oral Health Therapists at CDS are actively involved in preventative oral health initiatives including the Smile Squad School Dental Program, other early years outreach programs and high risk community groups. This position will provide high quality, efficient and effective dental health care to patients and actively contribute to quality improvement activities relevant to CDS.

The Team

The Community Dental Services (CSD) is a 31 surgery clinic that provides dental care for the Bendigo community & surrounds. The team consists of dentists, oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, oral health educators & support personnel. The CDS is primarily funded by Dental Health Services Victoria to provide general & emergency oral health care within the scope of publicly funded dental services. CDS is also involved in preventative oral health initiatives including an active schools & early years outreach program.

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute, allied health, cancer, dental and mental health services.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and specialty services including but not limited to; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics, Cancer Clinics, Dental and Mental Health Services. Our Allied Health teams provide a diverse range of programs and person centred care in inpatient, outpatient, community, home and residential care settings.

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 5000 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff. Bendigo Health offer:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Financial relocation support available for eligible applicants
  • Reimbursements for the cost of obtaining any required pre-employment checks (Police Check, WWCC and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check)
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Smoke free environment

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trails and wineries within our region.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Oral Health Therapist

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Katherine Basilewsky - (03) 5454 6912
Amanda Leske - (03) 5454 7994

Oral Health Therapist