Opportunity Offered: Paid Work

Dental Therapist – Rural Mobil Dental Unit

Community Oral Health - Rural Team
70.8 hours per fortnight
Job Number: WAI05264

We require a registered dental therapist to fill a vacancy in the Rural Oral Health Team working on mobile dental units and in fixed facilities in the Waikato. The region is Waihi, Whangamata, Paeroa, Te Aroha areas. Orientation and holiday work would be in Hamilton and Morrinsville.

The position involves caring for the oral health of children, and you will need to be flexible, organised, self-motivated and reflect that you can work effectively with families/whanau to improve oral health.

A team player who understands the value of working with dental assistants and who values support, friendship and development will thrive in this role. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a value of the different roles that build a successful oral health team as well as the Waikato DHB values and culture.

If you have a current annual practising certificate, broad/dual scopes of practice, and a full driver’s licence, we’d love you to apply.

Closing date: 27 May 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs/vacancies/


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Contact: Karen MacKenzie, 07 839 8949