Dental Assistants
Southern Health
Otago
2d ago

Dental Assistant

Community Oral Health Service, Dunedin

  • Experience preferred but not essential
  • Start your career in health - School leavers welcome to apply
  • Permanent full time and part roles available
  • We have a unique opportunity for you as a Dental Assistant as part of the Southern District Health Boards Community Oral Health Team.

    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.

    About You

    You’ll be a 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.

    The Location

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

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