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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Centre of Dental Excellence is seeking a Dental Assistant to join our friendly, modern family based dental practice in the lovely Wellington suburb of Tawa which has wonderful shops, restaurants and cafes and free parking.

 About us:

Centre of Dental Excellence is a family run practice of long standing in Tawa, under new management, dedicated to providing long term optimal care to all our patients. Our friendly team enjoys each others company and we frequently provide morning teas and all go out for staff dinners.

The latest state-of-the-art Dental Treatment Facilities are provided, for the comfort of patients and staff, to provide comprehensive treatment and deliver optimal patient care.

Free all day parking available.

 About the position:

Our dental practice is closed on Saturday and Sunday so you get to enjoy your weekends! Our practice is open from Monday - Thursday 8am to 5pm with an hour for lunch.

 Benefits of joining Centre of Dental Excellence:

Generous Remuneration will be commensurate with experience
Awesome work environment with a friendly, supportive team
Fabulous spacious practice with lovely clients and a happy work life balance.

Ideal Person will :

Have previous Dental Assistant experience, though not essential as training provided.
Be punctual, well presented, polite and reliable
Have the ability to make patients feel comfortable and put them at ease
Have a friendly and empathetic manner
Have a great proven professional work ethic and outstanding references

Responsibilities and Tasks:

General Chairside Assistance
Surgery Cleaning, Instrument Sterilisation and Infection Control
Prepare patients and facilities for dental treatment
Maintain stock control
Patient care from entry to the surgery and recall management

Applicants need to have : New Zealand Citizenship/residency or a valid New Zealand Work Visa

How to Apply :

Please email your CV with a covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
How many years' experience do you have as a dental nurse or assistant?


Job Posted - Oct 16th, 2023

  • Job Title: Dental Assistant
  • Company: The Centre of Dental Excellence - Tawa
  • Description: Please click the job title for further information
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.