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Oral Health Therapist (Fixed Term Part Time)

Advertiser: Link Health and Community3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (8 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
3 Aug 2018
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Dental

Link Health and Community (Link HC) supports people in our community through the provision of General Practice, Dental, Allied Health, Counselling, Volunteer, health promotion services and more recently as the Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Community Partner of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for Inner and Outer East Metropolitan and Inner Gippsland.

Link HC operate Oral Wellbeing clinics in the South-East of Melbourne. Our clients include those from CALD backgrounds and disadvantaged groups.

The Oral Health Therapist will work within a family friendly, community oriented dental practice, with a supportive team environment and excellent working conditions.

Skills and Experience:

  • Exceptional clinical skills and knowledge in all aspects of oral health therapy.
  • Confident in providing oral health therapies to children and young people and dental hygiene services to adults.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of clients.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team.
  • Willingness to participate in outreach oral health screening and education programs with the Dental Van.
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to evidence based, high quality dental practice. 

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in Oral Health Therapy
  • Current registration as an Oral Health Therapist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Current operator licence to use irradiation apparatus as specified in the Health regulation.

Mandatory:

  • Police Check, both National and where applicable International. 
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Professional Association Registration.

Salaries and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Sector, General Dentist Enterprise Agreement. 

Link HC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a culturally diverse background and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

Visit http://www.linkhc.org.au/get-involved/careers/ to view the Position Description.

To apply please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience.

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