The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) is an Indigenous-focused health workforce specialist and partner. RAHC provides health services mostly in remote and very remote Northern Territory (NT) Aboriginal communities. 

As a RAHC Dental Therapists, you will work with a supportive team to deliver partner-informed healthcare. You don't have to give up your regular job to work with RAHC. Placements work around your other responsibilities.

To be considered for a placement with RAHC, our Dental Therapists must meet a minimum level of criteria, as outlined below.

  • Bachelor of Oral Health or equivalent (must be recognised by ADC).
  • Current unrestricted registration as a Dental Therapist with AHPRA.
  • Minimum of 2 years full time post graduate experience in a relevant clinical setting.
  • Minimum of 250 hours of relevant clinical experience in the past 12 months.
  • Current user licence for radiation.
  • Evidence of current CPR with evidence of a practical component.
  • Evidence of 20 hours of CPD within the past 12 months complaint with ADC requirements.
  • Evidence of current professional indemnity insurance.
  • Two professional referees who can attest to the applicant's recent clinical experience including one reference from a Dentist

If you are an urban-based Health Professional who meets the eligibility requirements and would like to get involved, now is the time to start. 

To learn more about RAHC placements, click here.

To express your interest, click here, or to apply to the program, click here.

Please note - applying with RAHC does not mean you will be credentialed nor offered placements. Your application allows RAHC to credential you, so when successful, we can contact health services and identify appropriate placements that suit your skills, experience and availability.