Where you’ll be working : Community Oral Health, Huntly / North Waikato
The details : Casual hours as and when needed
About the role :
We are seeking a Dental Assistant to join the Northern Pod. The position involves working on mobile dental units in Huntly / North Waikato surrounding areas and occasionally in fixed facilities.
You will provide assistance with dental care to pre-school and school age children. Trainings and service needs are sometimes required within Hamilton.
Dental assistants support and assist dental therapists in all aspects of care and clinic administration. This casual position is Monday-Friday and works within the school terms, though some school holiday work is available at times.
Required skills & experience :
The position would ideally suit someone who has had dental assistant experience or has a work history in office administration, working with children, customer service or health care.
Waikato District Health Board
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000.
You can read about our vision, strategy and values .
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population.
To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we service. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values, to apply, and would like to encourage applicants who have a Māori world view.