Dental Assistants

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 09-OCT-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/063993WE
  • Job Title: Dental Assistants
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Community Oral Health Service, Dunedin

  • Start your career in health
  • School leavers welcome to apply
  • Permanent full-time positions and part-time fixed-term positions

About the opportunity

If you have been looking for a change of environment and a new opportunity to use your Dental Assistant experience – then this opportunity is just what you’ve been waiting for! We will also welcome applications from school leavers interested in a career in health.

We have a unique opportunity for you as a Dental Assistant as part of the Southern District Health Boards Community Oral Health Team.

About you

You’ll bea people person who enjoys working with children, is culturally sensitive, and excellent customer service will come to you naturally. If you have experience as a Dental Assistant, that’s great, and if you don’t, we will train you into what could be a great career path.

You’ll have a pleasant telephone manner, strong administration skills and an awareness of the need for confidentiality of patient records and information. As part of a large team you will be self-motivated with good organisational skills and participatory team member.

Flexibility is required to work between the hours of 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, and at times be able to undertake clinics elsewhere within the Southern DHB.

Why Dunedin

Dunedin is a University town and has something to offer most people. It has a long and rich history which is reflected in its many Museums, including the Settlers Museum and Art Galleries.

Closing date: Sunday, 1 November 2020.

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: