Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist (501229)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 13, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Salary

$62,601 to $95,776 per annum

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 1-2

Agreement

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.

Location

Oral Health Services Tasmania – North

Duties

  • Provide dental care for eligible clients of the Children’s Dental Service of Oral Health Services Tasmania (OHST) in accordance with the scope of practice outlined by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Dental Board of Australia).

  • Provide health education and health promotion and preventative programs for clients, their families or carers, communities and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Promote and practice the principles of supporting and enabling individuals and communities to increase control over their oral health and its determinants thereby improving their overall health, including but not restricted to, dental health education, health promotion and preventive programs in line with the Tasmanian Health Service and OHST Oral Health Promotion Strategic Directions and Objectives.

  • Accurately maintain and collect dental records, statistical returns, vouchers and data in accordance with OHST policies and guidelines.

  • Actively participate in and contribute to the organisation’s Quality & Safety and Work Health & Safety processes, including the development and implementation of safety systems, improvement initiatives and related training, ensuring that quality and safety improvement processes are in place and acted upon.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

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

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) Generic Oral Health Therapist - Dental Therapist HP1-2 (December 2020) HPRNL WWCT.pdf
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(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
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How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Ashlea Furlan
Senior Dental Therapist
Phone: (03) 67771107
Email: [email protected]

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