Oral Health Therapist | Greymouth
West Coast District Health Board (Greymouth/Westport)
4d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs
  • Full time, permanent role based in Greymouth, with travel within your district for clinical work at different schools
  • Registered Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist with current APC
  • As this is a role in a remote area you may be eligible for a voluntary bonding scheme where you will receive $11796 after 3 years service and two additional payments of $3,932 after a fourth year and fifth year.
  • Provide dental therapy to our tamariki (children)
  • Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

    My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strengthof many

    What you'll do with yourtime

    As an Oral Health Therapist,you will be providing dental therapy to our tamariki (children) on thebeautiful West Coast.

    We currently have a permanentopportunity working in Greymouth! You'll be working in community and schoolsettings with children and their whanau (family) and have the opportunity towork with diverse patient groups, managing a wide variety of oral healthproblems.

    You will be a reflective practitioner who embraces innovation andadvances in clinical practice and will enjoy working in a team alongside otherskilled dental / oral health therapists and assistants.

    In this role, you will beresponsible for :

  • 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.
  • You will be a Dental / OralHealth Therapist with current APC and ideally you will have had exposure toDental IT PMS experience e.

    g. Titanium, but this is not essential.

    Some travel across the WestCoast may be required.

    What we are about

    We are unique and like noother in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make areal difference. As an organisation we are committed to help you grow as aleader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development.

    Why us

    This isn't a job for justanyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated tothis community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence inrural health care.

    We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangementsand a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

    What's Next

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    Applicants will beprogressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

    The role that you are applying for is onethat may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated againstCovid-19.

    It is therefore a condition of this application that you arevaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in thehealth and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number ofpeople, some of whom may be vulnerable.

    Without a vaccine, there is therisk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated isto keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potentialtransmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course ofyour employment."

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