Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist Employment Register

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 29, 2020
Medicine Casual, Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

A fixed-term employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.

The Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist Employment Register is established to provide the Tasmanian Health Service with a pool of experienced and skilled people who are able to work at short notice. Interested persons are able to submit their application to be considered for Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist duties on a fixed-term basis.

This Register will remain open to applicants until 30 June 2022 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Please note that the Register will not preclude other Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist positions being advertised if warranted. Current vacancies are available on the job.tas.gov.au website.


The Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist provides the following duties within their registered scope of practice:

Children’s Services

Adult Services

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1) Conviction check in the following areas: a) Crimes of violence; b) Sex related offences; c) Serious drug offences; and d) Crimes involving dishonesty.

2) Identification check.

3) Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to apply

Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

Hard copy applications will not be accepted. For further information please download the Applicant Guide.

(image) Generic Oral Health Therapist-Dental Therapist HP1-2 (June 2020) HPRNL.pdf

(image) Generic Oral Health Therapist-Dental Therapist HP1-2 (June 2020) HPRNL.doc
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

More information


Contact Michelle Biner on (03) 6777 1107 or via email at michelle.biner@ths.tas.gov.au

North West:

Contact Sharon Smith on (03) 6477 7647 or via email at sharon.smith@ths.tas.gov.au


Contact Leigh Gorringe on (03) 6166 5444 or via email at leigh.gorringe@ths.tas.gov.au