Dental/Oral Health Therapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are recruiting for 2 permanent full-time positions for a Dental Council New Zealand registered Dental/Oral Health Therapist to join our team from January 2024 here in the sunny Western Bay of Plenty. Both positions are 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) Monday – Friday, and we will consider part-time options please state in your cover letter how many hours per week you wish to be considered for.
We are seeking experienced (minimum 12 months post graduate experience) Dental/Oral Health Therapists; however, we will consider new graduate Oral Health Therapists or suitably qualified overseas candidates with Dental NZ registration for both vacancies.
Our patient group in the Western Bay of Plenty is 0 – 13 years of age. You will work as a member of a team on Mobile Units or fixed site clinics. The service offers ongoing professional development for team members and additional external learning opportunities by application.
We are committed to Māori health equity and increasing Māori and Pasifika participation in our workforce.
The Annual Practicing Certificate fee will be reimbursed, and a professional association membership fee is paid manually.
He Korero mōu - About You
Upon start, the candidates will:
- Have a current registration with Dental Council New Zealand and a current 2023/2024 Annual Practicing Certificate.
- Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to culturally safe practices.
- Hold a minimum of a Restricted Drivers Licence
- Comply with Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty Shared Expectations and Manaakitanga CARE values.
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
Ko ō tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Flexible working practices (e.g., we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership and wellbeing support
- Free onsite parking
- Free flu vaccination
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW”. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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