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Position Title: Dental Assistants
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 22/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/12/2019 11PM
Job #: 058726
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Dental Assistants
Community Oral Health Service, Dunedin

  • A foot in the door to start your career in health
  • School leavers welcome to apply
  • Two fulltime roles, one fixed term to May 2020

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.

We have a unique opportunity for you as a Dental Assistant as part of the Southern District Health Boards Community Oral Health Team. 

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 large 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.

Why Dunedin?
Dunedin is a University town and has something to offer most people. It has a long and rich history which is reflected in its many Museums, including the Settlers Museum and Art Galleries. Dunedin also offers affordable housing.

Closing Date: Sunday, 15 December 2019
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. 

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: 

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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