23 January, 2024

Oral Health Therapist

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Eligible for an Attraction and Relocation package

  • Employment Type: Full time 
  • Hours per week: 38 hours 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Full time employees receive a Rostered Day Off (RDO) monthly 

About you

You enjoy conversing with and educating your patients. You’re searching for the perfect opportunity at Orange Aboriginal Medical Service providing preventative approach to oral health and therapy. You want to deliver great dental experiences, improve lives, and make a meaningful impact.

 About the role

Oral health therapists are dental professionals who are dual qualified in dental therapy and dental hygiene. Oral health therapists provide a wide range of dental care in a variety of settings to children, adolescents and adults. 

Oral health therapists work as a member of a dental team. They provide dental therapy services to children and adolescents and dental hygiene services to people of all ages. Oral health therapists can also work in health promotion, education, research, management and policy development roles.

 To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor of Oral Health
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate well to adults, children and other health professionals
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a team environment, showing motivation and willingness to acquire new skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with capacity to effectively utilise electronic patient record and patient administration software packages
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability and willingness to travel for work purposes
  • Possession of a current ‘C’ Class Open Driver’s Licence valid in NSW is required; 
  • Current NSW Working with Children’s Check

Additional Factors

  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Current Criminal History check
  • Proof of vaccination must be provided upon acceptance of appointment

About Us

OAMS pride ourselves on delivering high quality healthcare services to our community. Our team are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our people and their families by offering a wide-range of primary and allied health services; and more recently NDIS, Out-of-Home Care, Early Years, Children and Family programs to the whole community in Orange and surrounds.

OAMS corporate-level strategies are built upon;

Ethos: Voice, Health, Wellbeing & Care

Values: Courageousness, Respect, Inclusion, Ownership & Safety

Vision: OAMS is the leading regional community healing, care and wellbeing hub of choice.

Purpose: OAMS is ethical and transparent, giving voice to a culture of safety through integrated services that are sustainable, accessible, responsive, innovative, relevant, embrace diversity, and are ‘ahead of the game’.

Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and enjoy other benefits including access to 

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport 
  • Full time employees receive a Rostered Day Off (RDO) monthly 
  • Learning and development opportunities

 Submit your resume AND a cover letter addressing the criteria to hr@oams.net.au

Applications will remain open until filled

For any Enquiries: 

Janette Lomondot: janettel@oams.net.au – Dental Administration Lead

Chloe Navin: chloen@oams.net.au – People & Workforce Lead