Oral Health Therapist

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1691671
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Oral Health Therapist Dental Therapist Jan23.pdf (PDF, 574KB)
Job Specification

PD - Oral Health Therapist Dental Therapist Jan23.pdf (PDF, 574KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Peter Sheehan

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a suitably qualified Oral Health Therapist for a full time position within our public regional dental service. Graduates are most welcome to apply. The successful applicant will join our dynamic team including Dentists, Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants and Administrative staff. The position will be based at the Warrnambool clinic and may require travel to other clinics.

What you bring

The successful applicant must possess significant clinical, communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work in a team-orientated environment. A commitment to continuing professional development and current registration with AHPRA and relevant qualifications as an Oral Health Therapist / Dental Therapist is essential.

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.
  • Relocation support available.

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: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 19 February 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists' (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2022-2023

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

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

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