Senior Dentist

Great opportunity to join BRHS and experience a great work/life balance on the Gippsland Lakes in a beautiful part of Victoria.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1405101
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Dentist (Clinical) - 1405101 - June 2019.pdf (PDF, 338KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rupa Sharma, Oral Health Practice Manager
03 5152 0280

Position Details

STATUS:           Ongoing Position 

HOURS:            Part Time 48.0 hours per fortnight/negotiable


We are looking for an accomplished Dentist to provide general and emergency dental care to eligible public clients as well as providing leadership and clinical expertise to our dental practitioner team.  Contract terms and hours are negotiable.  Please call our Practice Manager, Rupa Sharma on 03 5152 0280 or email at to discuss further.

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a busy and progressive regional public health service.  Professional development is strongly supported by BRHS and you will be fully supported to utilise your full range of skills within your scope of practice.  This rewarding role provides an opportunity to mentor and guide our junior dentists whilst enjoying a great work/life balance attained by living in our stunning regional location on the Gippsland Lakes.  

The BRHS Oral Health Service consists of a modern well-equipped 6 chair surgery located within the Ross Street Campus. The program also offers dental outreach services under a sub-regional model with Omeo Hospital as well as operating a mobile chair to treat the local Aboriginal community.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Registration as a Dental Practitioner with AHPRA
  • A minimum of 4 years' experience in current Victorian Public Dental programs
  • Excellent knowledge and competence in all aspects of general dental clinical practice, together with demonstrated commitment to maintain and update clinical knowledge
  • Proven record of carrying out a broad range of advanced and complex dental procedures.
  • Effective leadership skills with the proven capacity and interest in providing supervision and mentoring to dental practitioners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with co-workers and patients and liaise and network with professional and community groups
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work independently and meet deadlines for clinical quality monitoring activities and audits.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and lead quality initiatives, clinical guidelines and pathways.


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Annual base salary commencing at $110,016 for Grade 3c to $123,596 for Grade 4 pro rata(as per Enterprise Agreement)  
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates


For more information on the position, please contact:

Rupa Sharma, Oral Health Practice Manager, on 03 5152 0280


Further position details are available in the position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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