23d ago

Dentist - Part Time - Hopkins Correctional Centre - Langi Kal Kal Prison

Correct Care Australasia

Base pay $84 - $105/hr
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Permanent Part time Standard business hours
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Full job description
  • Working across a multi-disciplinary team with a great degree of autonomy.
  • Genuine professional development at the correctional care industry leader
  • PT 0.6 FTE (3 days a week, flexible, with expectation to work across sites)

The Company
Correct Care Australasia is Australia's largest correctional healthcare provider; operating across all of Victoria's fourteen publicly managed prisons, one private prison, and two youth justice centres. Our vision, to provide 'Healthcare Without Judgement', is the foundation for the outstanding service we provide across a range of health needs for a unique and vulnerable patient group.

The Role
Our facility at the Hopkins Correctional Centre is looking for Dentist to join our team on a part-time basis (0.6 FTE - 3 days a week with flexibility to work across the centres preferably extended week’s coverage). Hopkins Prison is a medium security, male facility. Situated at Ararat, Victoria, approximately 200 kilometres west of Melbourne. 
Langi Kal Kal Prison is a minimum security-male facility situated at Trawalla, just off the Western Highway 43km from Ballarat and approximately two-hours’ drive from Melbourne, this location offers a fantastic tree-change opportunity. 

Our Dentists are an integral part of the primary healthcare team at the correctional facility and are primarily responsible for:

  • Providing general dental practitioner services at the Health Centre at scheduled times
  • Developing treatment plans for patients and reviewing patients requiring ongoing dental care
  • Providing dental diagnosis and treatment including ordering of diagnostic tests as required
  • Working as an integral part of the health care team for the site and for Correct Care Australasia (Correct Care)

Essential experience and attributes include the following selection criteria:


  • Dental Practitioner with current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills, including word processing and spread sheet applications and other data bases as required.
  • Current Victorian driver’s license.
  • Current First Aid certificate.
  • Compliance with all requirements to work in custodial/correctional health environments as mandated by applicable State and Commonwealth public health laws or orders (however described), including mandatory vaccination directions (however described), including but not limited to directions relating to COVID-19.
  • Flexible and resilient to changing health environment.


  • Experience in working in restricted environments.
  • Knowledge of correctional health

What we Offer

  • Ongoing annual PD allowance
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Supportive and collaborative team
  • Unique industry exposure
  • Opportunity to have a genuine impact on otherwise hard to reach individuals

If you are a fully registered Dentist and looking for a new challenge, please submit your resume and cover letter ASAP, as we would love to hear from you.

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If you would like to have an initial confidential discussion, please contact Chief Medical Officer Dr Foti Blaher on (03) 9252 1700. Alternatively, a copy of the position description may be obtained by emailing recruitment@correctcare.com.au. You can also visit our website at www.correctcare.com.au to see a full list of available positions and submit an application online.

Please note applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including booster dose) and successfully undergo a police check and a working with children check.
Correct Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Visit our website at www.correctcare.com.au to see a full list of available positions.

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Dentist jobs in South Western Victoria VIC
Above avg. range
$84 - $105/hr
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Job details
Date posted
9 Jun 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Above avg.
$84 - $105/hr
Contract type
Work type
Part time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Private business
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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