Graduate Oral Health Therapist

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 29, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Graduate Oral Health Therapist – Fixed-term, Full-time

Please be aware that this is to fill remaining placements in the 2024 Graduate Program. The 2025 Graduate Program expressions will open later in the year.

Oral Health Services Tasmania (OHST) is keen to welcome you to our team. We are a close-knit group of oral health professionals, a mixture of locals and new Tasmanian adventurers. We work across major centres and community dental clinics, providing contemporary, evidence-informed practise.

We are dedicated to the development of our people and will work to help you achieve your goals. As a new graduate, you will have the time to hone your clinical skills, reflect, learn, and grow with support from our experienced team of clinicians, dental assistants, customer service officers and managers. Our structured program includes mentorship, hands-on workshops, virtual learning sessions and case discussions.

When you apply, we will ask you to preference a region. Discover more about our regions here:

North West | North | South

To learn more about living and working in Tasmania, visit Brand Tasmania | Tasmanian

The Role:

Graduate Oral Health Therapist Positions are designed for individuals who have successfully completed a Bachelor of Oral Health (or equivalent) within the past year.

The role focuses on improving the health of Tasmanians by:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment:

Additional Benefits:

For more information on general benefits and lifestyle, click here.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Tertiary qualification/program of study approved by the Dental Board of Australia
  2. Registration as an Oral Health Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  3. Registration to Work with Vulnerable People

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:
    1. Crimes of violence
    2. Sex related offences
    3. Serious drug offences
    4. Crimes involving dishonesty.
  2. Identification check.
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

We encourage you to review the Statement of Duties and Applicant Guide for an overview of the duties, the selection process and selection criteria prior to applying.

Please note:

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For further information, please contact:

Lisa Henry

Position: Clinical Educator – Oral Health

Phone: (03) 6166 5465


Important information

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

Applications close: Sunday 16 June at 11:55pm