Dental Officer - Multiple Positions - North (501145)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 27, 2021
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:

The role:

The Dental Officer is responsible for a significant professional dental caseload consistent with Tasmanian Health Service (THS) and OHST policies and protocols and will work under the broad direction of the Area Manager for operational issues and report to the Senior Clinician for clinical issues. The role will:

The Area:

Oral Health Services Tasmania provides dental services to eligible Tasmanians including adults who are holders of a current health care card or pensioner concession card. The children’s dental service is a universal service for all Tasmanians aged 0-17 years.

The service operates from over 30 sites across Tasmania including major centres in Burnie, Devonport, Launceston, Clarence, Glenorchy and Hobart, one and two surgery clinics in urban and rural community health centres and district hospitals and at a number of public school sites, three special care dental units located in the major hospitals, two mobile dental units that service rural areas and three school-based dental vans.

Details of Appointment:

Multiple Permanent Full Time, Day-Worker position working 76 hours per fortnight.

This role is based in Launceston.

Salary: $113,924 - $179,108 per annum + 9.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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

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Applicant Guide

How to apply

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

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

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Kristy Haycroft

Area Manager - North

Phone: 03 6777 1105

E-mail: [email protected]

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