Dental Assistant / Kaiāwhina Whakaora Niho
Wellington Hospital, Array, NZ
6d ago

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.Location : Kenepuru Hospital, PoriruaService : DentalContract : Permanent, Part time (36 hours per week)Salary : $39,908 - $53,214 pro rataKŌRERO MŌ TE TŪRANGA / ABOUT THE ROLECapital & Coast Health Dental Department is looking for an experienced dental assistant with additional experience and confidence with reception, monitoring sedated patients, ordering and rostering duties to work in its team.

The dental service is one service located over two sites, Wellington and Kenepuru and you will be working across the service.

The Dental Assistant is responsible for providing chairside support and operative assistance to the clinical staff, both in the surgeries and operative theatres of Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals.

The Dental Assistant role is to provide effective and efficient services and to participate in the smooth day to day operation of the Dental Service.

They are also responsible for the maintenance of clinic / surgery equipment and repairs and supplies, patient preparation and daily clinic flow.


  • Provision of chairside assistance
  • Provision of chairside assistance in theatre
  • Clinic preparation
  • Clinical records management
  • Maintenance of supplies and equipment, including ordering
  • Sterilisation of equipment
  • Reception tasks & duties
  • Rostering
  • Projects when requiredMOŪ / ABOUT YOU
  • NZDA dental assistant qualification or similar.
  • Experience as a Dental Assistant
  • Qualified to monitor sedated patients preferred
  • Organizational skills with a systematic and methodical approach.
  • An ability to be flexible and to work effectively under fluctuating workloads.
  • An ability to manage own workload and set priorities.
  • Proactive in completing tasks.
  • Can complete projects delegated in timely manner
  • A flexible approach to work; readily able to adapt to new challenges and take on new responsibilities.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • An ability to work cooperatively and maintain good working relations within the team.E PĀ ANA KI A TATOU / ABOUT USHere at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.
  • A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    To find out more about us click on the following links : Capital and Coast DHB Hutt Valley DHBMental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service ME PĒHEA TE TUKU TONO / HOW TO APPLY Applications will not be accepted via email.

    All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

    Applications close on 17 October 2021. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. Please indicate on your cover letter which position you are applying for.

    For further information on this role, please email Philip.Adamson and please indicate the vacancy number (AH236-21) and job title in the subject line.

    Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whaiBy joining together we will succeed

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