Oral Health Professional Lead / Educator
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
80 hours per fortnight (1.0FTE)
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Oral Health Leadership Team in Hawke’s Bay. Two positions are available, a Team Coordinator in the Community Oral Health Service and a Professional Lead/Educator across the Oral Health Service.
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board offers you the opportunity to extend your Professional skills while responding to the challenging oral health needs of our population. We have a dynamic service including Hospital Dental and Community Oral Health Services.
We are seeking applicants who share our values He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care
The new Professional lead / Educator role is an exciting initiative to meet the needs of our evolving service. Our service is committed to improving clinical services, improving oral health outcomes and addressing inequities.
The successful applicant (s) for these roles will:
- be motivated, skilled and committed Dental Therapists or Oral Health Therapists
- have great communication and proven leadership competencies
- Have a pro-equity approach, with a strong cultural understanding
- have the ability to prioritise effectively
- have an ongoing commitment to providing an excellent service to the community
A knowledge of and recent experience with publicly delivered oral health services is a requirement.
As a Dental Therapist or Oral Health Therapist you will need to be eligible for registration in New Zealand, have up to date clinical skills and have a current driver's licence.
We are interested in discussing options should you wish to retain a clinical component within the Professional Lead / Educator role, recognising the position objectives could be fulfilled by two Individuals. The Team Coordinator has a clinical component.
If these unique and important leadership roles interest you please feel able to contact us for additional information and do submit your application.
To view the position profiles and/or submit your application click on:
This is a unique opportunity in the Hawke’s Bay, and when you combine this with the chance to live in New Zealand’s own piece of paradise, you have to ask yourself why work anywhere else? Take a stroll through the Hawke’s Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke’s Bay!
We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
For further information please contact Jeanette Frechtling, Manager Oral Health & Child Development Services at Jeanette.frechtling@HBDHB.govt.nz or on 021 257 5399.
Hawkes Bay DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Applicants must already have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and have their second dose no later than 1st January 2022.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in your application being rejected.
North Island - Hawkes Bay -
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
Clinical - Dental -
|Attachments:||No File Attached|