Dental or Oral Health Therapist - Te Kuiti/Otorohanga
Where you’ll be working: Te Kuiti / Otorohanga and surrounds
The details: Permanent Full time – 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Salary details: from $59,035 - $87,999
Situated in the heartland of the King Country, Te Kuiti is the middle of everywhere while still offering a country feel.
A short distance away you’ll find the world famous Waitomo caves which offers glow worm tours, a Day spa, Zipline, and adventure caving.
Once a year Te Kuiti holds the “Great NZ Muster”, an event like nothing else in the world.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Do you want a career opportunity that effects positive change in the oral health of children, while advancing your clinical skills? We have an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced Dental/Oral Health Therapist to join our team in Te Kuiti/Otorohanga and surrounding area. You will need to be flexible, well organised, self motivated and demonstrate that you can work effectively with whanau to improve oral health.
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora, Waikato website.)
Mōu | About you
Skills and experience you’ll need to be considered for the role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
You must be a New Zealand registered Dental Therapist with a current annual practicing certificate
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Our mobile dental units are modern and computerised, using digital radiography and Titanium. Our service strives to be a leader in preventive care, elimination of health inequalities and achieving health equity in our community. We have a great team to work with; employing a 1:1 ratio of dental assistant to therapists. We offer modern ergonomic equipment in mobile units and multi chair facilities.
Ko ngaa hua o te noho ki roto o Waikato, te mahi hoki ki Te Whatu Ora, Waikato | The Benefits of living in Waikato and working for Te Whatu Ora, Waikato
Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora, Waikato operates over a number of sites, Hamilton City our main campus and smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.
- As part of our Health NZ, Waikato family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
- We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside our Health NZ, Waikato benefits and staff discount schemes.
- We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.
He whare Manawanui, He whare Koronga | A committed workspace, a workspace with purpose
- We are committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
- As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
- Greater diversity within our Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter. We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email. If you have any questions about the role please contact the Recruitment Team – Elisa.Travailleur@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!
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