Oral Health Therapist (Level 3)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 02/08/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 32234

Reference: 32234

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

 Oral Health Therapist (Level 3) - Bendigo Health Community Dental Services

  • Full-time ongoing position available

  • Provide high quality general & emergency oral health care

  • Opportunity to join a dedicated & innovative team of dental and oral health professionals

The Position 

Position Title: Oral Health Therapist - Level 3
Classification: DT53 - DT55
Salary per hour (exc. super): $41.76 - $44.31 
Hours per fortnight: 80 hours
Employment Status: Ongoing


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality, efficient and effective dental health care and education to patients aimed to maintain and improve their oral health.

  • Active involvement in preventative oral health initiatives including Smile Squad, other early years and high risk community group outreach programs.

  • Lead, mentor, supervise and/or support less experienced clinicians and dental assistants to build their clinical skills, confidence and ability.

 Key Requirements:

  • Registration as an Oral Health Therapist with AHPRA, with extended scope of practice allowing restorative treatment of adults.

  • Current Radiation Operators Licence and ability to meet credentialing requirements of Bendigo Health.

  • Demonstrated clinical competence and minimum three years' experience in dental service provision.

The Team

The Community Dental Service (CDS) is a 31 chair facility providing dental care for members of the Bendigo and surrounding community. The team consists of dentists, oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, oral health educators and a range of support personnel. The Dental service is primarily funded by Dental Health Services Victoria to provide both general and 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 and early years outreach program.

The Integrated Care Services Division offers a diverse range of programs and services which provide high quality person centred care to patients, clients, residents and consumers in Bendigo and across the Loddon Mallee Region. 

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 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

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 trials and wineries within our region.

How to apply

For further information on the position please refer to the position description available on our website www.bendigohealth.org.au.  Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

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 (Level 3)

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Oral Health Therapist (Level 3)