Dental Assistant

Great opportunity to secure a full time dental assistant role and further develop your skills in a supportive environment.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1394276
Closing Date: 05-Jun-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Dental Assistant - 1394276 - April 2019.docx.pdf (PDF, 277KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rupa Sharma, Oral Health Practice Manager
03 5152 0280

Position Details

 Ongoing, Full Time Position



Applications are invited from qualified Dental Nurses who are looking for a new challenge.  This role offers a great chance to consolidate and develop your dental nursing career and gain job security by obtaining a permanent full time role.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed professional who strives to provide excellence in service.  Based in our modern and well-equipped six chair surgery at the Ross Street campus, you will provide support and assistance to dentists, dental therapists and other oral health professionals to provide a high standard of dental care to eligible public patients.

In this role you will assist in the day to day running and development of our busy dental practice and your responsibilities will involve activities associated with oral health promotion, sterilisation services, surgery and stock room management. The service also provides outreach services in various regional locations.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • An approved qualification in Dental Nursing/Assisting
  • A good understanding of the dental public health system
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills of a high level
  • Ability to follow detailed written and oral instruction well
  • Behavior showing professionalism and confidentiality towards others in stressful situations
  • Ability to function as an effective member of a team of professionals
  • A sound understanding of infection control processes
  • Previous work experience in a dental clinic is preferred


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Monthly ADO's


For more information on the position, please contact:

Rupa Sharma, Oral Health Practice Manager, on 03 5152 0280

Applications by close of business:

Wednesday 5th June 2019


Further position details are available in the position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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