Department of Health (DH)
This advertisement contains positions that are for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full time & Fixed Term Part Time appointments with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
There are multiple positions in the Perth and WA Regional Areas ranging in levels including locations;
Narrogin, Esperance, Hedland, Carnarvon, Derby and Geraldton
Dental Health Services is a statewide service with a vision to improve the health of Westen Australians through access to quality oral health services.
About the roles
The Dental Officer provides routine and advanced levels of care within rural clinics, including outreach programmes. This role involves examination, investigation, treatment planning and treatment of patients.
The Dentist In Charge directs and oversees the operations of the dental clinic and School Dental Service in their area. As well as managing staff and maintaining equipment, you will also provide routine and advanced clinical treatment to enrolled patients. You will also develop epidemiological data for the clinical area and initiate relevant community dental care programs aimed at improving dental health in the community by liaison with dentists, service organisations, education and local authorities and relevant community groups.
What we are looking for
We are seeking enthusiastic and suitably qualified Dentists of all levels to join our Dental Clinic teams, across various Perth and regional areas. We are seeking Dental Officers with well-developed communication skills, who thrive working as part of a small team to deliver high quality oral healthcare, including education.
Read about each of the picturesque locations below that _you could be calling home._ Click through the links below for more information and the application process.
Applicants may be eligible for generous _ Relocation Incentives _under WA Health’s BELONG incentive. More information for prospective applicants, including eligibility requirements can be found on the WA Health Website –
An idyllic and quaint country town in WA’s beautiful Wheatbelt region that offers a lot to its residents. The town is roughly 2.5-3 hours drive from Perth, and contains beautiful gardens and memorials, country pubs, cafes, restaurants, and excellent schools. A town rich in history and culture.
A scenic coastal town on the Southern Ocean coastline of WA, with some of the whitest beaches and incredible national parks it is an idyllic setting. The pristine coastline and numerous beaches offer surfing, scuba diving and an array of water sports. The nearby Pink Lake and Cape Le Grand National Park are must-do excursion spots for the four-wheel drive or hiking enthusiasts. Both the Mediterranean climate and incredible natural scenery make it a dream destination for many Australians.
Port Hedland is the gateway to the Pilbara region. Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Karijini National Park, with its spectacular natural gorges, waterfalls, and pools perfect for hiking and walking. Or head north to the Kimberley, pull off the Great Northern Highway at Eighty Mile Beach and be treated to the rare sight of flatback turtles nesting on the white sandy beaches. The year-round sunshine makes it the perfect location for enjoying all that nature offers on your weekends off.
Geraldton, located 424km from Perth, is a coastal city in the Mid-West Region. Known for its beautiful white sandy beaches; it is the gateway to the Abrolhos Islands – 122 coral islands with beautiful fish and marine life. A Mediterranean climate awaits with long hot summers and coastal breezes but short, mild winters. The perfect hotspot for all of you water sporting activities from windsurfing to fishing and sailing. This is urban city living – on the coast!
A coastal town situated approximately 900 kilometres north of Perth, in Western Australia. It lies at the mouth of the Gascoyne River on the Indian Ocean. Home of Mount Augustus the world largest natural rock and hidden gems in natural rock pools and snorkelling lagoons. Not to mention the best places for whale watching and the world-famous Ningaloo Reef are just a stone’s throw away!
Home of Australia’s largest tides with 11m in difference it is a friendly historic outback town perched on the mouth of the mighty Fitzroy River. Only 200km from Broome, it is the ideal location for a coast to outback gorge adventure – one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth.
Want to know more about any of these roles?
Prior to applying, we strongly encourage you to email Lorna McCourt – , Regional Dental Officer – Central or Stephanie Taylor – , A/ Regional Dental Officer – North to discuss your suitability for the roles and the application process.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Fixed term contract, Temp to perm
Salary: £54,399.73-£88,171.71 per year
Work Location: In person