Dentist/Graduate Dentist

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1596352
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Dentist.pdf (PDF, 411KB)

Contact: Yuzhou Jiang

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) South West Dental Service are seeking a Dentist or Graduate Dentist to deliver high quality dental care in accordance with Legislation & Accreditation Standards. This role will work closely with the Senior Dentist, other Dentists and the whole Oral Health Services team to ensure objectives of the department are met and excellent customer service standards are maintained.

This is a full time fixed term position for 12 months and an advantageous opportunity to achieve a healthy work life balance in a vibrant regional setting. 

Accommodation is available if required to assist in relocation to our regional community.

An attractive salary package above existing pay rates will be offered for the right applicant.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have developed clinical skills along with skills in effective communication. This role presents an outstanding opportunity to join our progressive regional health service and receive comprehensive clinical supervision and generous salary packaging. You will enjoy the provision of high quality facilities, strong support and collaboration with the acute hospital and a regional lifestyle second to none.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. 

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: 

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 30 January 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (General Dentists') Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018-2022 with the applicable classification Dentist Level 1 or 2

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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