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Oral Health Therapist/Dental Therapist (VID: 6571)

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Service: Dental Services - School Dental Service
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 30/04/2023
​As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date.
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.



The face of Oral health

Let the year 2023 be the year of change

- Join our journey
- Be part of our team
We currently have 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.  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. 
A full driver’s licence is essential.

MidCentral 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 Childrens 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. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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