Dental Therapist / Oral Health Therapist
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Porirua, NZ
3d ago

Nau mai, haere mai ki whanau ora ki Te Awakairangi

Location : Porirua and Kapiti

Service : Bee Healthy Regional Community Dental Service

Contract : Permanent, Full time and part time options available (please state on your cover letter what hours you are seeking)

About the service

The Bee Healthy Regional Community Dental Service provides dental services for children of the greater Wellington region from school and community based Dental Hub Clinics.

We welcome new and experienced Dental Therapists and Oral Health Therapists to our service and offer a full program of support for all new Therapists.

You can also find out more about our service by visiting us at :

Our role

Our service has permanent full time and part time positions available based in our Porirua Dental Hub. As part of this role you will also be required to attend clinics at our Raumati Beach Dental Hub in Kapiti.

A travel allowance will be paid for travel between the clinics.

We are seeking newly qualified as well as experienced Dental Therapists who are positive, forward thinking and work well in a team environment, and have friendly, empathetic natures with flexible attitudes.

Bee Healthy offers great working conditions in our new Hubs and strong clinical support including 1.1 dental assisting for all therapists.

About you

  • Be registered with DCNZ and have a current APC, or if newly qualified eligible to apply
  • Hold a current driver’s licence, as all staff are required to drive mobile dental vans.
  • Diploma / Degree in Dental Therapy
  • Have knowledge of Infection Control procedures and practices
  • What's in it for you?

    We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; refund of your annual Practising Certificate cost, mentoring, a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

    Those wishing to apply from outside the Wellington Region will be offered a relocation fee for the suitable applicant.

    How to apply

    Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website : .

    Note : For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

    For further information on this role, please email Philip.Adamson and indicate the vacancy number 2116037-22 and job title in the subject line.

    HVDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).

    We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

    We will be reviewing applications as they are received, and if you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters.

    Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

    Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

    By joining together we will succeed


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