Dental or Oral Health Therapist - Te Kuiti/Otorohanga
Where you’ll be working: Te Kuiti/Otorohanga and surrounds
The details: Permanent – 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Salary details: from $59,035 - $87,999
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- 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.
Click here for Dental Health Therapist position description
Click here for Oral Health Therapist position description
(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
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.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
You must be a New Zealand registered Dental Therapist with a current annual practicing certificate
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Nicole.Rickard@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 12 April 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
North Island - Waikato -
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Dental - Dental Therapist|
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