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Position Title: Dental Assistant North Otago
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 08/03/2018
Application Closing Date: 26/03/2018 11PM
Job #: 056000
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Dental Assistant North Otago

Community Oral Health Service


  • Fulltime (1.0FTE) permanent position

If you are 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 have a unique opportunity for you as a Dental Assistant in our North Otago team, based in Oamaru, as part of the Southern District Health Boards Community Oral Health Service.

Ideally you will have previous experience as a Dental Assistant, be a people person, who enjoys working with children, is culturally sensitive and excellent customer service will come to you naturally.  

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 small team you will be self-motivated with good organisational skills and a participatory team member.

Dental Assistant experience is preferred but not essential as training will be given.

You should have the flexibility to work between the hours of 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, and at times be able to undertake clinics elsewhere within the North Otago area.

Closing Date: Monday, 26 March 2018


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


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