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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (up to 27 January 2023)
Position Classification: Dental Officer Level 2/3
Remuneration: $129,334.00 – $151,366.00 pa (plus super)
Hours Per Week: 38
Dubbo Community Dental Clinic
About the role:
Step up into clinical leadership!
This role is suitable for a dentist with clinical experience looking for a career opportunity in leading clinical service provision in a large regional centre, including mentoring of junior clinicians.
This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.
You will also be entitled to receive an allowance of $10.09 per hour under the Dental Officers Rural Incentive Scheme (DORIS).
Where you’ll be working:
The Oral Health Service in Western NSW Local Health District provides free dental care to eligible patients in Western NSW and has a supportive and friendly culture. The Dubbo Community Dental Clinic is a modern 6 chair facility. The clinic has visiting specialists and provides outreach services to a range of smaller rural communities.
is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.
Some of theinclude:
- Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
- Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
- Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
- Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
- Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
- Access to and free and confidential counselling services.
How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit
Applications will close 21 September 2021 – 11:59pm.
For role related enquiries, please reach out to Heidi Ryan on (02)6885 7418 or
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.