Oral Health Therapist - Canterbury

We are looking to mentor the next generation of Oral Health Therapists into employment here with us at the CDHB.  Highly experienced team with plenty of variety that you won't see in private practice. These vacancies are for Christchurch.

The Team: What we do - The Canterbury DHB's Community Dental Service provides dental services to nearly 90,000 children aged 0-13 in Canterbury and South Canterbury and supports our colleagues on the West Coast. There are 110 front-line clinical staff who work with modern equipment in 22 mobile dental units and 13 dental clinics. We currently have a permanent opportunity working at either our in the Christchurch and North Canterbury area! You'll be working in community and school settings with children and their families/whānau and have the opportunity to work with diverse patient groups, managing a wide variety of oral health problems. You will be a reflective practitioner who embraces innovation and advances in clinical practice and will enjoy working in a team alongside other skilled dental/oral health therapists and assistants. Multiple Full and Part time permanent positions available. 

The Role: Where you fit in In this role, you will be responsible for the following: Providing high quality oral health care appropriate to the physical, social and cultural needs of pre-school and school age clients; Attending meetings, in-service training and courses relevant to the needs of the service and individual Dental/Oral Health Therapist; Participating in team meetings and the service quality improvement process.

Our Culture: What matters to us Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi Putting people at the heart of all we do Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development. 

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone. If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise. If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted. Contact us on recruitment@cdhb.health.nz or call Daniel Bonnett on 021589635 for additional information. https://cdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/oral-health-therapist/christchurch/23073


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