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Oral Health Therapist

Organisation : EACH

Location : Melbourne (Ferntree Gully)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Community Support Services, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 14 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EACH

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

About the role

If you are an Oral Health Therapist, qualified with a Bachelor of Oral Health and unrestricted AHPRA registration, enjoy variety in your day, and work closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we’re looking for!

EACH is looking for several Level 2-3 Oral health Therapists full-time or part-time, to provide efficient clinical service in all facets of the delivery of safe, high-quality, efficient and effective public dental services.

 

What you’ll be doing

You will be working across our clinics and with our Smile Squad Team.

Smile Squad is a school dental program that will transform dental care for every student attending a Victorian public school. Our vision for Smile Squad is the delivery of consistent, accessible, high-quality dental care, every time. Students are quickly becoming familiar with our bright orange fleet, smart uniforms, our approachable staff and the great customer care they provide.

Located in the Eastern region, you will play an important role in providing dental care within the scope of publicly funded dental services. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be exposed to a diverse clinical caseload that each patient brings and have a wide scope for career development and professional growth. Your extended scope of practice will be highly regarded, as will your ability to work autonomou sly and within a multidisciplinary team to ensure that goals are achieved.

Some of the skills required for this role include:

  • Excellent dental knowledge and clinical competence with considerable recent experience.
  • Sound awareness and understanding of Infection Control principles as they relate to the position’s area of work.
  • Commitment to, and understanding of client-centered care.
  • Display a high level of motivation and dedication to their profession.
  • Display empathy, and have an understanding of all ages and the needs of people accessing services at EACH.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality, in particular with regard to client records and information.
  • Have an intermediate level of IT skills (in particular MS Office Suite and client management/database systems – e.g. Titanium)

 

Who you’ll be working with

We are a large Public Dental agency with 18 surgeries, a mobile van and outreach programs. In total there are approximately 60 staff members that work across several sites in the eastern region. We are a diverse team consisting of dentists, dental prosthetists, oral health therapists, dental therapist, senior dental assistants, oral health educators, dental assistants and trainee dental assistants, who also supports dental student placements during the year from Melbourne University.

 

What we offer:

  • EACH is committed to developing our people. At EACH you’ll be supported to be your best. We provide:
  • Work arrangements that flex to you to allow for a positive work-life balance
  • Engaging, inclusive supportive team that meet regularly and has its own chat page to provide daily support to each other
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Generous Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 tax-free income per year
  • Up to $2,650 additional tax-free money to spend towards meals entertainment
  • Opportunities for internal career progression across QLD, NSW, ACT, and VIC
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program for you, and your immediate family members
  • Opportunities to continuously grow and develop.

How to apply

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume and APPLY NOW! 

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Debra Harper on debra.harper@each.com.au or call 03 9757 6243.

Applications close 14th of August 2022

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Please quote in application: Oral Health Therapist via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Health_–_General
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