Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist Employment Register

TAS Statewide, TAS

Casual, Full Time, Part Time

$62,601 to $95,776

Dental Therapist

The Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist Employment Register is established to provide the Tasmanian Health Service with a pool of experienced and skilled people who are able to work at short notice.  Interested persons are able to submit their application to be considered for Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist duties on a fixed-term basis.

A fixed-term employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.



The Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist Employment Register is established to provide the Tasmanian Health Service with a pool of experienced and skilled people who are able to work at short notice. Interested persons are able to submit their application to be considered for Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist duties on a fixed-term basis.

This Register will remain open to applicants until30 June 2022 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Please note that the Register will not preclude other Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist positions being advertised if warranted. Current vacancies are available on the job.tas.gov.au website.

Duties


The Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist provides the following duties within their registered scope of practice:


Children’s Services

  • Provide dental care for eligible clients of the Children’s Dental Service of Oral Health Services Tasmania (OHST) in accordance with the scope of practice outlined by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Dental Board of Australia).
  • Provide health education and health promotion and preventative programs for clients, their families or carers, communities and other relevant stakeholders.

Adult Services

  • Provide dental services for eligible adults in accordance with the scope of practice outlined by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Dental Board of Australia) as prescribed by a Dental Officer.

Essential Requirements


  • Registered with the Dental Board of Australia
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

TheHead of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1) Conviction check in the following areas: a) Crimes of violence; b) Sex related offences; c) Serious drug offences; and d) Crimes involving dishonesty.

2) Identification check.

3) Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to apply



Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

Hard copy applications will not be accepted. For further information please download the Applicant Guide.


Download FileGeneric Oral Health Therapist-Dental Therapist HP1-2 (June 2020) HPRNL.pdf

Download FileGeneric Oral Health Therapist-Dental Therapist HP1-2 (June 2020) HPRNL.doc
Download FileApplicant Guide.pdf
Download FileApplicant Guide.docx

More information


North:

Contact Michelle Biner on (03) 6777 1107 or via email at michelle.biner@ths.tas.gov.au

North West:

Contact Sharon Smith on (03) 6477 7647 or via email at sharon.smith@ths.tas.gov.au

South:

Contact Leigh Gorringe on (03) 6166 5444 or via email at leigh.gorringe@ths.tas.gov.au

Job Ad Reference 1049506
Date Listed 15 June 2021
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