Oral Health Therapist

Join the largest employer and health care provider in East Gippsland.
Job Details

Careers Logo

Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/COMWAC/1768161
Closing Date: 29-Feb-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Oral Health Therapist - December 2023.pdf (PDF, 245KB)

Contact: Susan Dare, Oral Health Manager
03 5150 0222

Position Details

Contract: Ongoing, Full-Time 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright, energetic and enthusiastic Oral Health Therapist to join our Oral Health Services team in a challenging and rewarding position. Progress your career within a complex and multifaceted organisation that values quality care and exceptional patient experience. Job share arrangements will be considered with the right applicants.

The position:

In this role, you will provide clinical care to clients, and support to the dental team, under the direction of a Senior Dentist and the Oral Health Manager within their level of skill and experience. The role involves comprehensive clinical duties within the scope of publicly-funded dental services, with the opportunity to participate in outreach services including delivery of the Smile Squad school dental program across East Gippsland.

Why should you apply?

  • Inspire, innovate and drive care for our local community
  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce your tax and increase your take home pay
  • Be part of a professional and collaborative environment
  • Accommodation assistance for up to 4 weeks will be provided for relocating candidates
  • Relocation assistance for up to $1,000 is available
  • Relish a fantastic work/life balance with the East Gippsland Lakes and Wilderness on your doorstep

Key criteria required:

  • An approved qualification as an Oral Health/Dental Therapist with AHPRA registration
  • Sound knowledge of Dental clinical practice, together with demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • An understanding of and commitment to public health principles

Please review the Position Description for additional Key Selection criteria.


For more information contact: Susan Dare, Oral Health Manager on 03 5150 0222

An application closing date does not currently apply to this vacancy.  Eligible candidates will be interviewed as applications are received and the position will close once all vacant hours are filled. 

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

To see what great things are happening at BRHS follow us on facebook.

For information on East Gippsland, visit  Live East Gippsland

In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

From here...