First listed on: 05 July 2020
Safety and Risk Manager 

About this opportunity

This is a newly created, permanent full time position which is based at our Group Head Office in East Maitland. In this position, you will have an uncommon opportunity to truly mould and guide a quality improvement culture through expertly designed and delivered safety and risk frameworks.

We have an aggressive growth strategy and plan to grow from 94 dental centres to 250 over the next few years, which will require you to, not only develop and implement enterprise level risk management and workplace health & safety, processes and systems, but also the educate and empower our business leaders to use these tools to protect our people and patients.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the successful implementation and planning of quality, safety or risk management systems.
  • True leadership skills including coaching and mentoring for development and performance.
  • Ability to collect, analyse and present data related to quality and safety in healthcare and facilitate actions to address identified issues
  • Tertiary qualifications in governance/risk/safety or equivalent
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the capacity to effectively liaise and collaborate with all elements of the organisation, as well as external partners and potential vendors, as required.

Above all, you must be an energised self-starter who is passionate about safety and capable of driving scalable change and improvement at all levels with the utmost importance of our people at heart.

About us

We are one of Australia’s largest branded dental networks, operating across NSW, ACT, QLD and VIC. At Pacific Smiles Group we believe in our True Purpose to improve the oral health of ALL Australians to world’s best. For more information about us, please visit our website at

For position enquiries, please contact Stephanie on 0447 075 490 for a confidential discussion.

Pacific Smiles Group  values diversity and promotes understanding and inclusion of all people organisation wide. Our Dental Centres and our support centre proudly reflects the local communities we live and work in and we actively encourage

We are committed to the improvement of the dental health of ALL Australians to worlds' best. We recognise that dental health is essential for whole-of-body health and that deterioration in dental health is almost entirely preventable with healthy eating, twice daily brushing, flossing and regular visits to the dentist. We expand our network, develop our people and enhance our systems and services to fulfil these commitments as our true purpose.

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