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Oral Health Therapist / Dental WHCG

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 3721

Reference: 3721

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Oral Health Therapist


WHCG Dental Department


Level 1-2


Permanent Full / Part Time
(up to 80 hrs per fortnight) with ADO



We are seeking an Oral Health Therapist to join our professional team to provide services within our Dental Clinic at WHCG. This permanent full or part time position is available immediately and includes working Monday to Friday. The primary purpose of this position is to provide dental care to eligible community members within scope of the Dental Practice Board of Victoria’s Practice of dentistry by Dental Therapists and WHCG clinical standards and policies.



Key Selection Criteria include:


Essential:



  • Dental qualification eligible for registration as a Dental Therapist with the AHPRA - Dental Board of Australia

  • Ionizing Radiation Apparatus Operating Licence in Victoria

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in a wide range of dental assessment procedures, treatments and activities for children and adults

  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and supervision to clinical support staff and work as a part of team

  • A demonstrated commitment to Public Health Principles

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development

  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form


Desirable:



  • Membership of relevant Professional Association and participation in professional development programs

  • Understanding of the Titanium dental software

  • Experience in working with the entire age range 0-25 years


 


Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:



  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking



This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.


For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.


Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.


Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.


WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.



Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

Oral Health Therapist / Dental WHCG

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Amber Louison-Suwal - (03) 5381 9011

Oral Health Therapist / Dental WHCG