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What does a job in public oral health mean for you?
It’s the people who make the difference at Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV). Our patients come from many different cultures and social backgrounds and treating them is what makes our work so rewarding and so challenging.
You could be involved in vital oral health promotion, groundbreaking oral health research or up-skilling the oral health workforce. Or you could be providing general, emergency, specialist and surgical services through The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne or in one of the 57 independent agencies statewide.
Benefits of a job in the public oral health sector
- Full-time, part-time or casual positions
- Ongoing staff development
- Attractive salary and generous salary packaging
- Paid holidays, sick leave, long service leave
- Professional indemnity insurance
- Rights to private practice
- Sought-after locations across Victoria
- Well-equipped clinical environments
- Multidisciplinary team environment
- Exciting clinical challenges
Oral health professionals working in the public sector have:
- Opportunities to work with patients who vary in age and ethnicity.
- Exposure to diversity and challenges which help to build a broad skill set.
- Employment opportunities in a range of sought after locations e.g. The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and 57 community dental clinics.
- A wide variety of positions available including, dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, prosthetists and others roles such as specialists, technicians, clerical, administration and health promotion staff.