Oral Health Therapist - New Graduate 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
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty currently has a 12 month fixed term position available for a new graduate Oral Health Therapist to join our Western Bay team, commencing January 2024.
The position available is for a 2023 graduate who will be applying for Dental Council NZ registration on graduation only. Hours to be worked is 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE).
We are committed to Māori Health equity and increasing Māori and Pasifika participation in our workforce and our patient group in the Western Bay of plenty is 0 – 13 years of age. You will join a team of Dental/Oral Health Therapists, Therapists/Dental Assistants, Patient Liaison and Oral Health Promotion to deliver care to our patient group.
Registration and APC will be fully refunded and assistance with relocation is available to the right candidate.
He Korero mōu - About You
The ideal candidate will:
- Have pending 2023 registration and APC on graduation with DCNZ
- Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to culturally safe practices
- Participate and comply with Health & Safety in the workplace
- A minimum Restricted Drivers Licence
We have an amazing mentoring programme where you will be fully supported into the role.
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 staff parking
- Free flu vaccination
- Discounts (with local businesses)
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:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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