Oral Health Therapist (Oamaru) at Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin), Southland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Oral Health Therapist - Oamaru Oral Health Service
Southern District Health Board
- Full-time, permanent 1.0FTE (40hours/week)
- New Graduates welcome to apply
- Work, learn and have fun!
We have an opportunity available for Registered Dental Therapist/ Oral Health Therapist to work as part of our Community Oral Health Service covering Oamaru and the surrounds. There has never been a better time to join our Southern Family!
About the opportunity
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.
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. To be considered for any of these roles you must be registered or be able to be registered with the Dental Council of New Zealand as a Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate. 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 District; on occasion, this may see you staying away overnight. You will also need to hold a full clean NZ driver's licence.
New Graduates are encouraged to apply.
About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. 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.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Tuesday, 7 December 2021.
Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, Recruitment Advisor - Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. If you have already been fully vaccinated you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff. If you are not yet fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to undertake your first vaccination no later than the 15 November 2021 and be fully vaccinated, as required by the order, by 1 January 2022.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://career10.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=9822&company=southerndi
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|Employer:||Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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