Dental Assistant - Thames

Location: Thames, Coromandel
Employment Type: Locum or Permanent
Qualifications: Keen to learn
Reference: 3803044
Job Experience: None required
Immigration Accredited Employer: No

Our client is searching for a dental assistant to work in their established dental practice in the beautiful Coromandel.

About the practice and the role:

  • 2 Chair general dental practice
  • Team consists of dentist and practice manager
  • Duties will include chairside assisting, reception and sterilisation 
  • Full time role Monday - Friday (35-40 hours) - initially some flexibility may be needed
  • Starting out as a fixed term position that could progress to permanent
  • Remuneration: market rate based on experience

About you:

  • No experience necessary, as full training will be provided
  • Bright and bubbly personality
  • Can-do attitude
  • Keen to learn
  • Has pride in providing an excellent patient experience
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Enjoys being part of a collaborative team
  • Neat and tidy, with grooming appropriate to a clinical setting
  • Punctual, proactive and reliable work attendance.

This is a great opportunity for someone with initiative to get into a role that you can grow with and develop over time.

Dental Assistant job description

About the region: Being only a 1.5 hour drive from Auckland, Thames is the rural centre of The Coromandel offering caf├ęs and boutique shops in a charming colonial setting. Behind the town, the ancient volcanic Coromandel Ranges rise steeply. The magnificent Kauaeranga Valley hiking and camping area is just to the south, and the road to the north follows the coast past scores of sandy beaches and fishing hot spots.


Are you interested in this job? Then contact Toni Marr on +64(0)21 229 7070 to find out more. All clinical candidates need to be registered with the Dental Council of New Zealand (DCNZ).

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