Dental Assistant

Grow your Dental Assistance skills at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS).
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Closing Date: 31-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Dental Assistant - June 2023.pdf (PDF, 544KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Kellie Ringberg
03 5152 0278

Position Details

  • Full time, Part time or Casual – you choose!
  • Grow your Dental Assistance skills with further training encouraged
  • Attractive salary packaging and employee benefits

We are seeking a passionate Dental Assistant to join our dedicated and professional oral health team at BRHS.

The Contract: Ongoing Full time, Part time or Casual, up to 76.00 hours per fortnight. Job share will be considered, please specify your availability in your application. Multiple Positions available.

About the Position:

As a BRHS Dental Assistant you will contribute to the provision of a high standard dental care to eligible public patients by assisting in the day to day running of our busy dental practice including activities associated with sterilisation services, surgery, stock room management and oral health promotion. This role will suit an enthusiastic Dental Assistant seeking a great work/life balance and flexibility in their role.

Why Apply?

  • Join a busy, progressive and leading regional health service
  • Further develop your skills and gain valuable experience in a professional environment
  • Enjoy organisational benefits including extensive salary packaging and a health and wellbeing programs.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Completion of an accredited Dental Assisting course
  • Minimum 12 months previous work experience as a Dental Assistant
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills of a high level

Please see the Position Description for other key selection criteria.

The Organisation and the Department:

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and healthcare provider.  Located in a stunning regional area, you will relish an amazing lifestyle and enjoy a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  

The Oral Health Clinic consists of a modern and well equipped 6 chair surgery located within the Community Health Complex in Ross Street, Bairnsdale. The clinic currently operates Monday to Friday during the hours of 8:00am – 4:30pm and supports the Smile Squad program.


For a confidential discussion about the role contact: Kellie Ringberg, Oral Health Services Manager on 03 5152 0278

Eligible candidates will be interviewed as applications are received. The position will remain open until all roles are filled. 

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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