Dental Assistant
Southern Health
Otago
4d ago

Dental Assistant

Community Oral Health Service, Oamaru (North Otago)

  • Start your career in health!
  • School Leavers welcome to apply
  • Permanent, full time (1.0 FTE), 40 hours per week
  • 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 tight-knit, small 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.

    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.

    Why Southern?

    The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.

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

    Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your family.

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