Senior Dentist / Dental WHCG

Job posted: 15/07/2021
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: 3727

Reference: 3727

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Senior Dentist

WHCG Dental Department

Grade 3-5 (dependent on experience)
Permanent Full/Part Time
(up to 80 hrs per fortnight) with ADO

The Position

We are seeking a qualified Dentist to join our dedicated Dental team at Wimmera Health Care Group. This permanent full or part time position is available immediately and includes working Monday to Friday. This role involves joining a busy and progressive regional public health service and providing a broad range of general and emergency dental care. The successful applicant will provide advanced skills to independently undertake clinical duties and provide direct patient care to the eligible clients with commitment to public health principles. The senior dentist is responsible for providing clinical leadership to staff within the dental department, and will provide supervision and guidance to dental staff and less experienced dentists in accordance with DHSV clinical standards and policies to ensure the implementation, maintenance and provision of high quality and efficient services. Salary for this position is negotiable.

The Region

The city of Horsham has a population of 19,500 and is 300 kms from Melbourne on the Western Highway and 400kms to Adelaide. It is a well serviced city with diverse education and businesses, positioned at the northern end of the Grampians National Park, nearby lakes and world famous rock-climbing areas as well as being a wine and food hub.

The Health Service

Wimmera Health Care Group has an average of 325 births per year, 12,500 admissions and 4,600 operations and 16,000 ED attendances annually. We have a modern theatre complex, including a day procedure unit, a five-bed intensive care unit, and acute and subacute wards all set within a picturesque garden setting.

Key Selection Criteria include:


  • Dental qualification eligible for registration as a Dentist with AHPRA

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in general dentistry and complex oral health problems

  • Ionizing Radiation Apparatus Operating Licence in Victoria

  • Clinical leadership experience with proven ability to work effectively in a team in fast changing environment

  • An interest in working in a community setting, empathy and understanding of health card holders, youth and people with a disability

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills and an ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Prescriber number



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

  • Knowledge of dental public health principles

  • Understanding of the Titanium dental software

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 environment and join a reputable rural health service that is now a part of Grampians Health, dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position please view the Position Description and/or contact the responsible person indicated below. Further information on Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola Campuses) 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.

Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola Campuses) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

Grampians Health 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.All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Horsham & Dimboola Campuses, proudly part of Grampians Health.

Senior Dentist / Dental WHCG

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Alwin Thomas - (03) 5362 3452

Senior Dentist / Dental WHCG