Oral Health Therapist

Oral Health Therapist

EACH | ferntree gully, VIC, AU

Posted 7 days ago

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  • Part time or full time ongoing positions, within a supportive team environment 
  • Working across the City of Knox and Maroondah regions
  • $41.62 - $44.16 p/h + Super + Generous Salary Packaging benefits of up to $18,550

    EACH’s vision is for a healthy and inclusive community

  • Who we are
    Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community services providers, offering a broad range of services for over 45 years.
    Click on the link to learn more about the services EACH offers. 

    Who we’re looking for
    If you are an Oral Health Therapist, qualified with Bachelor of Oral Health and unrestricted AHPRA registration, enjoy variety in your day, and working 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, 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 autonomously 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 area of work.
  • Commitment to, and understanding of client-centred care.
  • Display a high level of motivation and dedication to their profession.
  • Display empathy, and have an understanding of all ages and 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
  • Engaging, inclusive supportive team environment
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience 
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging of up to $15,900 tax-free income per year Salary Packaging
  • Up to $2,650 additional tax-free money to spend towards meals entertainment
  • Opportunities for career progression and ongoing professional development
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • The opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • See what our team have to say about EACH OUR PEOPLE
  • Next steps
    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