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Position Details
Reference Number 431624
Position Title Dental Officer (Level 1) - Temp F/T
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 03/03/2020)
Entity South Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Bowral, Tahmoor
Advertised Award/Classification Dental Officer Level 1
Salary $1,669.91 - $2,178.07
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide high quality services to eligible population of SWSLHD. Position is based at Bowral and Tahmoor Oral Health Clinics on a rotational basis based on clinical demand. Position is for a temporary period of 12 months and may be extended subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

This position attracts the Dental Officer Rural Incentive Scheme.


This position attracts the Dental Officer Rural Incentative Scheme.


South Western Sydney is an exciting and interesting place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.

SWSLHD’s key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services is Transforming Your Experience. SWSLHD upholds the values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.


Healthy Smile, Healthy Life! Oral Health Services is a dynamic, expanding organisation providing services to the South Western Sydney Local Health District. We are committed to providing high quality dental services to our community. We offer staff benefits such as salary packaging and fitness passports. If you would like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you!


Equal Employment Opportunity:

South Western Sydney Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


F/T Maternity Leave Relief up to the 03/03/2020 with a possible further 12 month extension.

Selection Criteria Unrestricted full registration as a Dentist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is required.

Demonstrated proficiency in the delivery of high quality dental services within the scope of general dental practice.

Proficiency in minor oral surgery, denture prosthetics, endodontics and management of medically compromised patients.

Demonstrated proficiency in both written and verbal communication.

Ability to work as a contributing member of a clinical team.

An understanding of current concepts in clinical practice and demonstrated understanding of infection control principles.

Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence (P2 Licence Acceptable), subject to obtaining a NSW Drivers Licence within 3 months of appointment and ability and willingness to provide services across South Western Sydney Local Health District Oral Health Clinics as required.

Demonstrated proficiency in computerised patient management systems such as Titanium.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Kathleen Fitzgerald
Contact Number 0287884266
Contact Email Kathleen.Fitzgerald1@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 30/11/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view