Dental and Oral Health Therapy Tutor

Albury-Wodonga/Bathurst/Dubbo/Orange/Wagga Wagga, Australia
Oct 11, 2021
End of advertisement period
Nov 14, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Dental and Oral Health Therapy Tutors - Casual Register

  • Provide high-level patient care
  • Work within a team to provide high-quality clinical teaching and learning
  • Work within an academic and commercial clinical environment

The Role

  • Casual Register
  • AX288 - $110.79 per hour (plus superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga

Charles Sturt University is currently looking for high energy, motivated, passionate dentists and oral health therapists who are seeking to advance their professions by being involved in training the next generation of dental practitioners.

Clinical tutors provide key clinical supervision in the student clinics for dental and/or oral health therapy students. This role provides crucial clinical teaching and learning as part of the workplace learning component of the dental and oral health therapy degree programs. A number of casual positions are currently available across our campus network in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga CSU dental clinics.

Individuals who can demonstrate sound leadership qualities, a commitment to providing a high level of customer service, who hold outstanding communication skills, use their initiative to problem solve, and can display a commitment to continuous improvement are encouraged to apply.

To be successful you will have:

  • Relevant skills, qualifications and experience appropriate to the role
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of best practice-evidence based high-quality dentistry for patients through, up to date knowledge and experience in modern dental clinical practice
  • Excellent patient and student focus and ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a busy, institutional environment, to work within a complex team and to maintain professionalism at all times.
  • The ability to work to provide a collegial, warm and highly functional work environment within the CSU dental clinics via an empathetic, respectful and team-work based approach to clinical teaching and learning

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and attach a copy of their resume and/ or supporting documentation for the role. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science and Health delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

Charles Sturt University Dental and Oral Health Clinics are dedicated to the facilitation of Dentistry Services in the University's multi-campus clinics. The focus of the Clinics is to operate in a sustainable and business-like manner within the context of a University environment and to seek opportunities that will support the operation of the School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences while providing a standard of health care in the regions in which the University operates that complies with a national standard. The Clinics will maximise the opportunity for students to undertake clinical experience necessary to meet their educational and professional requirements and will foster strong industry and community support. Charles Sturt University offers both private and student clinics to the general public.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Alexandra Jones | Clinical Director | | Ph: 02 6365 7647

Closing Date: 11 pm, 14 November 2021