Dental Assistant Grade 1

NSW Statewide, NSW

Temporary Full Time

$1,125.65 - $1,206.97

Dental Assistant

:TemporaryFull Time (until 30/06/2023)
:Dental Assistant Grade 1
Location: Hawkesbury Dental Clinic
Remuneration:$1,125.65 - $1,206.97 per week
Applications Close: 21/08/2022

With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment,
working with us will ensure your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and
develop in your chosen career role.

About us:
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) is a wonderful place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry, we provide a range of public health services to the Nepean and Blue Mountains and Lithgow Region.

What we can offer you (for eligible employees):

  • Accrued Day Off (ADO) (for full time employees)
  • Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging
  • Novated Leasing
  • Great education opportunities through Education Training Service which offers over 110 courses each year
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Fitness Passport

What you'll be doing:
A wonderful temporary full time position has become available for a Dental Assistant Grade 1 at our Hawkesbury Dental Clinic.

Your role will be to:

  • Assist Dental Officers, Dental Prosthetists and Dental Therapists in clinical situations
  • Assist with the infection control practices of the clinic
  • Maintain and clean dental equipment as required
  • Participate in oral health promotion activities

An eligibility list may be created for future vacancies.

NBMLHD: is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

All NSW Health workers are now required to have received 2 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Selection criteria to be addressed:

  1. Demonstrated recent and adequate experience in chair side dental assisting with or without certificate III in dental assisting
  2. Demonstrated ability to perform effective and efficient infection prevention and control procedures in all aspects of Dental Assisting
  3. Demonstrated proficiency and accuracy in dental charting
  4. Effective communication written and verbal communication skills
  5. The ability to work in a large, multidiscipline team environment
  6. Demonstrated excellent organisational, time-management and problem-solving skills
  7. Data entry experience and skills

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Job Ad Reference REQ328935
Date Listed 03 August 2022