Oral Health Therapists/Dental Therapists - Full time - South Island

Oral Health Service - Various Locations Salary band - Step 1 ($59,035) to Step 7 ($83,030) p.a pro rata, plus Kiwisaver Oral Health/Dental Therapist with experience preferred, but new and recent graduates welcome to apply Your new career begins here permanent roles available Wanaka 0.4 FTE, Alexandra 0.8 FTE or Dunedin 1.0 FTE Work, learn and have fun! We have a variety of opportunities available for Registered Dental Therapists/Oral Health Therapists to work as part of our Community Oral Health Service covering the wider Southern region. There has never been a better time to join our Southern Family!

Mō te tūranga - About the role These positions are based across the Southern region and we have a number of different opportunities, both full and part-time. You'll be responsible for maintaining the Oral Health of children in our clinics, educating children and their families on Oral Health and the prevention of Oral Health disease. You will recognise, diagnose and treat oral abnormalities and disease and where appropriate refer children for further treatment. You will work alongside a Dental Assistant as part of a wider team who is committed to delivering quality health services.

Mōu ake - About you We are looking for enthusiastic; team-players who are keen to grow their knowledge and skills with a proactive approach towards learning. Excellent communication, natural empathy for children and interpersonal skills are essential. You will need to have the flexibility to be able to cover rostered evening shifts. You will also need to be able to work in other clinics throughout the region; on occasion, this may see you staying away overnight. Please specify in your covering letter which location you would like your application to be considered for. Our ideal candidate will have the following: Registration or able to gain registration with the Dental Council of New Zealand as a Dental Therapist/Oral Health Therapist A current APC or the ability to apply for one A full clean NZ driver's licence Highly motivated and organised View position description Painga - Benefits: Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly communities Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Mō mātou - About us Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community. Utu whānui - Salary range This role belongs to the DHBs/PSA Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($59,035) to Step 7 ($83,030) p.a pro rata. Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Sunday, 26 March 2023. Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei - Apply now We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor, caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors Pre-employment checks In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following: Occupational health assessment Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only) Covid vaccination requirements New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption. To apply We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Oral-Health-Therapist-Invercargill/587106810/


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