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Locum Dentist - VIC

Melbourne, Australia

Posted 22/06/2024 Job Number 37139 Work type Part Time Posting End Date 22/07/2024

The Opportunity

We are Australia’s largest Dental Services Organisation, supporting almost 800 dentists to provide care to over 1 million patients each year.

With a vast geographical footprint across 170 locations, the Bupa Dental Network offers locum dentists the opportunity to work in a variety of settings, from state-of-the-art city clinics to regional practices.

We’re currently seeking expressions of interest from Dentists keen to practice across a cluster of metro-Melbourne clinics for short term and long term assignments. If you’re interested in travelling a bit further, we can also support FIFO arrangements for any of our regional practices across Australia.  

Why Choose Locum Work?

  • Flexibility & Work-Life Balance: Tailor your work around your personal commitments and interests with no long-term commitment to patients
  • Variety & Adventure: Embrace the opportunity to work in diverse locations across Australia, from bustling urban centres to serene rural communities. Each practice brings unique experiences, patients, and challenges, keeping your career dynamic and exciting.
  • Expand Your Skill Set: Working in different environments and with varied patient needs will enhance your clinical skills and knowledge. Exposure to various practices and technologies will support you to become a more versatile and well-rounded dental professional.
  • Professional Support & Development: Practice with an organisation that backs your professional growth. Access ongoing training, mentorship, and career development opportunities. Benefit from a supportive network of experienced dental professionals.
  • Minimal Administrative Burden: Focus on patient care while we handle the administrative tasks. Our comprehensive support system ensures smooth transitions between assignments, so you can concentrate on what you do best.

Why Bupa?

Bupa is Australia’s largest Health Insurer, with 4.2 million customers offering strong revenue earning potential. Our innovative product, Bupa Members Ultimate helps our health insurance customers focus on preventative oral care by reducing or removing in practice costs on check-ups, cleans and fillings. This means that our customers are practice-loyal, with regular bookings scheduled, and as a locum or visiting clinician you’ll still have solid patient streams! 

About You

You may be looking to grow your capabilities within private practice and expand on your knowledge by working across multiple clinical contexts.  You’re confident with your current scope to work independently and are comfortable with volume general dentistry. 

We’re keen to meet with Dentists who are available a few days a week, ongoing, to practice across a range of Melbourne practices, or those who are interested in longer-term stints in regional locations.

We can support you to design a schedule that works for you over the next 3, 6 or 12 months. 

For more information please call Monica Hanna, Talent Acquisition Partner, on 0421 801 616 or via email

Be at the heart of it

Being part of the Bupa Dental Network means being part of a network of independent dentists, supported by Bupa to ensure you have the right amount of time for each appointment without the distractions of worrying about the more administrative tasks. It means you can focus on delivering truly first-class care.

Let’s chat possibilities across our Network!


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