Senior Practitioner, Dentist

SA Health - Statewide Clinical Support Services

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Statewide – SA Dental 

  • Salary: D03- $173,734- $179,530(p.a.)+ Superannuation & Salary Sacrifice Benefits
  • Wallaroo SA, 5556 and Berri SA, 5243
  • Two positions available – Full Time Permanent

About the role

SA Dental is part of the Statewide Clinical Support Services (SCSS), providing a range of dental services for eligible children and adults at clinics throughout South Australia. SA Dental also works in partnership with the University of Adelaide to educate and train many of the states’ dental professionals, including dentists and dental therapists.

  • Providing dental services to eligible clients who present with dental diseases and oral health problems of a complex nature
  • Significantly contribute to the implementation of Statewide Dental Services (SWDS) clinical direction and / or programs within the local district including monitoring and reporting on the achievement of clinical objectives and key performance indicators within the district.
  • Provide clinical leadership and contribute to the skill development of clinical staff to meet SWDS service requirements
  • Assist less skilled practitioners in the treatment of more complex cases
  • Provide advice to the Chief Dental Officer and Statewide Lead Clinicians in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and Clinical Practice Guidelines

About us

Statewide Clinical Support Services (SCSS) is a unique public healthcare organisation that serves health consumers and provides specialist clinical services to the health system in South Australia. SCSS encompasses BreastScreen SA, SA Dental, SA Medical Imaging, SA Pathology, and SA Pharmacy. Come and work with us to improve the health and well-being of South Australians, across all age groups and at any time of their life or health need.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging available
  • 17.5% Leave loading applied to your annual leave
  • Strong community minded culture and values providing world class care to South Australians
  • Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites

Essential Requirements:

Educational/Vocational Qualifications:

  • Registrable as a dentist or dental specialist on the Dental Board of Australia
  • Hold a current Radiation licence with the EPA (SA)

Diversity and inclusion:

Statewide supports and fosters a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Information:

  • The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 
  • Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and/or additional relevant history screening that may be applicable and appropriate Immunisation screening.


Job ref: 849318

Enquiries to:

Shane Sandercock

Telephone: 0423 026 156


Application Closing Date

11:55 pm Thursday  30th  November 2023


 849318 DO3 Snr Practitioner – May 2023 SCSS.pdf

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