Oral Health Therapist

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20190605_01
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Oral Health Therapist_ PD.pdf (PDF, 294KB)

Contact: Stephanie McQuillan or Nicolle Davies
(02) 60517939 or (02) 6051 7942

Position Details

Albury Wodonga Health Dental Service


Oral Health Therapist

(Preferably with an extended adult scope of practice)

Fixed Term Full Time- 6 months

 (Grade dependant on skills and experience)


Who are we?

Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is a cross border public health service which is the largest regional health care services between Sydney and Melbourne. It supports an outer catchment population of 250,000 and covers the North-East of Victoria and Southern New South Wales. We have over 2,500 staff meeting the needs of our diverse regional community.

AWH provides its employees with leadership and vision and fosters an environment with a strong sense of teamwork, integrity, accountability and respect. Positions within AWH provide employees with challenge, scope and accountability, where new ideas and previous experiences are encouraged to be discussed.

AWH offers great employee benefits including competitive salary package including salary sacrificing options, full orientation and training as well as a flexible working environment.

The Role:

The position of Oral Health Therapist is responsible for the delivery of dental care within the scope of practice of an Oral Health Therapist and will also assist with the delivery of dental health promotion and educational programs across our community.

Working within our public dentistry team will also allow for opportunities to work with priority access groups, exposure to clinical challenges and patient diversity. Our multidisciplinary team is well engaged and passionate, with a focus upon providing patient centered and high quality clinical care to our community.

Salaries and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists' Victorian and the grading of this role will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position; Successful applicants must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.

AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship.

More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria. 

Enquiries regarding this position should be directed to Stephanie McQuillan, Senior Dental Assistant p. (02) 60517939 / e. Stephanie.Mcquillan@awh.org.au or Nicolle Davies, Program Manager, Dental Services on p. (02) 6051 7942 / e. nicolle.davies@awh.org.au.


How to Apply

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email employment@awh.org.au. Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Closing Date: 23rd June 2019


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