Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1381341
Closing Date: 03-Mar-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - DENTAL - Dentist Feb 2019.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Dentists for a temporary (12 months) full time position within our public dental service. This role is based in Warrnambool and may require travel between our regional locations in Hamilton, Warrnambool, Portland, Camperdown and outreach dental services across the greater southwest region.  

Casual Dentist positions in our Warrnambool Dental Clinic are also available.

Working in South West Healthcare, you will have access to high quality, modern dental equipment and access to a variety of motivated colleagues for consultation. The organisation provides a wider scope of dental service such as Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Rotary Endodontic and Dental Treatment under General Anaesthesia.

Applicants must possess excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrate a commitment to public dentistry and be able to work in a team-orientated environment. Qualifications that are registrable with AHPRA are mandatory.

Experienced Dentists and new graduates are encouraged to apply.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding this role, please contact Peter Sheehan (Manager – Regional Dental Services) on 5564 4250 or email

The successful applicant must hold a current motor vehicle licence and Working with Children (WWC) check, and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 3 March 2019. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.


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