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  • Share the pride and satisfaction of putting a smile on every patient’s face! 
  • Diverse clinical case load
  • Great Carlton location

It’s the people who make the difference at Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV).


About the role


We have an exciting opportunity for full-time or part-time experienced and dynamic general Dentists to join our team at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.  As a member of the Integrated Special Needs team you will play an important role in providing dental care within the scope of publically funded dental services, including to those patients with complex medical histories and disabilities. This role also has a wide scope for career development and professional growth.


The classification level for this role will be dependent on your level of experience.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide high quality patient care in accordance with our clinical standards and policies
  • Maintain and process patient records in accordance with our Clinical Record Standards and the Health Records Act
  • Undertake clinical supervision / support of dentists and undergraduate students where appropriate

To be successful in this role you will need: 

  • Current, unrestricted  APHRA registration
  • A Bachelor of Dental Science (or equivalent and ADC Certificate)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a general dentist, in a wide range of dental assessment and procedures for adults and children
  • Strong clinical competence and experience working independently with patients with special needs including those that are home-bound with complex medical histories and cognitive impairment.

Why you should be a part of our team?

Our patients come from many different cultures and backgrounds, and treating them is what makes our job so rewarding and challenging. One thing is for certain at DHSV – you will share the pride and satisfaction of putting a smile on every patient’s face.


Besides a high degree of job satisfaction, Dental Health Services Victoria offers salary packaging benefits, onsite café, convenient car parking and easy access to transport links, professional development opportunities and work / life balance. 


About us:


Dental Health Services Victoria is the leading public oral health agency in Victoria.  Our aim is to improve the oral health of all Victorians, particularly vulnerable groups and those most in need.  We provide Victorians with quality oral health care through the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.

We act with respect towards every person or idea we encounter.  Together through the strength of our diversity, we create better outcomes for our patients and colleagues.


We are committed to our Indigenous employment and encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. We are proud to be recognised in 2015 as Best in Indigenous Employment.


We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity increases our ability to transform our organisation to achieve better health outcomes.


We provide services through our Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne where you will have the opportunity to work with the best oral health practitioners in Victoria. We embrace collaboration because working together helps us to create value that wouldn’t be possible through individual effort alone.


Submit your application and be part of a great organisation making a huge difference in the community!


To review the position description and submit your application, please click ‘Apply now’ and follow the prompts.  

Closing Date 27/10/2017
Reference Number 15196
Position Title Dentist
Employment Type Ongoing Part Time, Ongoing Full Time
Organisation Dental Health Services Victoria
Award Classification General Dentists - 1DO3B - Level 3B
Contact Person careers@dhsv.org.au
Contact Details careers@dhsv.org.au
Position Description
Dentist Level 3 Domiciliary and ISND.pdf Open
Individual Contributor Behavioural Competency List.pdf Open
Location 720 Swanston St Carlton VIC 3053