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Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist (VID: 6029)

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Service: Dental Services - School Dental Service
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 4/09/2022
To comply with the recent health order, MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
The face of Oral health
- Join our journey
- Be part of our team
We currently have full-time vacancies for Oral Health Therapists/Dental Therapists.
We’re a team, so the successful applicant will be working as part of the Child and Adolescent Oral Health Service at MidCentral DHB.  As part of our team, you will be supported by a Clinical Leadership team as well as an experienced team of Dental Assistants.  There is an established Professional Development Programme to further support you in your practice.
Positions may cover the Palmerston North, Horowhenua and/or Taraua regions. This can be discussed at the time of the interview.

The successful applicants will require a current Annual Practising Certificate with a scope of practise of Oral Health Therapist or Dental Therapist. New Graduates and experienced therapists are encouraged to apply. (Click here for the new entry job description). 
A full driver’s licence is essential.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here​ 

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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General information about Palmerston North Hospital.