Dental Assistant - Community Oral Health Services

Permanent/Part Time

At the Community Oral Health Service we focus on prevention of oral health disease, reducing inequalities in child oral health and education to improve the health status of children in our community.

If you are interested in dental assisting and administration work we have a permanent, part time position available, working 32 hours a fortnight (0.4 FTE), within our Community Oral Health Service based in the Nelson area.

Hours of work will be 8.00AM – 5.00PM (across 2 week days). Actual days of work will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Previous dental and administrative experience would be an advantage, although not essential. The successful applicant will have a high standard of oral and written communication skills, enjoy working in a supportive team, show enthusiasm and be versatile and adaptable. It’s also important that you hold a full drivers licence.

Applications are only accepted online, so to apply or to view the position description please go to our careers website

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

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Closing date: Sunday, 22 October 2017

Ref: N17/398

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017

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Job no: N17/398