CommunityOral Health Service
Join one of our 5supportive Hub teams and we're confident you'll quickly feel at home in sunnyNelson Marlborough. From day one you will be assigned a mentor to support youas you transition into the workforce - we have a tailored orientation programmejust for you!
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana kitēnei mahi (About this position)
Work as part of a team providing dental services to some of the 22,000children across the region who are enrolled from birth.
Staff will tell you howmuch they love the relationships formed over the years with children and theirfamilies / whanau.
Practice your full scope in well-equipped computerised facilitiesusing Titanium with digital radiography. We employ a 1 : 1 ratio of dentalassistants to therapists and have a full-time receptionist at every Hub.
OurCOHS is committed to prevention; sealing all permanent molars and utilising dentalassistants to apply fluoride varnish between examination appointments.
Weencourage the use of Hall Crowns and provide all therapists with the full rangeof restorative options; including rubber dam when required.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Nelson MarlboroughHealth is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south.Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which meansthe opportunities here are endless.
Our main locations are Nelson and WairauHospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of thecommunity.
Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a greatteam and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation,respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Please apply online via our careerssite at
For general enquiries please contactour recruitment team on or 03546 1274. Alternatively, for role specificinformation please contact Wendy Shearer - Dental Therapist Team Leader via
Important : Please indicate your preferred location (Nelson or Blenheim), orif you wish to be considered for both locations in your covering letter.
Ref : N20-405
Applications close : Sunday 1st November (unlessfilled prior)
Nelson MarlboroughHealth strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that toachieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective ofthe population it serves.
We strongly encourage applications from candidateswho identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.