Dental Officer


Position Title:  Dental Officer

Employment Type: Max Term Part time (12 month appointment)

Hours per week:  16

Position Grade:  Dental Officer Level 1

Salary:  $38545.26 - $50324.60 (Pro Rata)

Enterprise Agreement  The NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations' Professional and Associated Staff Agreement

Department Name: Dental Department


Position Summary: A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Dental Officer with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care.

This position would suit a recent graduate who must have at least two years of current clinical experience in Dentistry. The position is part time, 2 days per week (16 hours) and is for a 12 month contract only.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018 _009. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

What we offer:
• Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
• Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
• Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
• Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.
• Accrued day off once a month where applicable
• Employee Assistance Program

Application Instructions:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

Selection Criteria

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • A recent graduate from a dental faculty with a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience.
  • Experience in general restorative dentistry and in minor oral surgery
  • Effective written verbal and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Detailed knowledge of infection control procedures and demonstrated capability in patient assessment, clinical skills and adult oral health education
  • Knowledge of quality improvement principles

Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled

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