Dental Assistant
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To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent and/or significant recent experience as Dental Assistant.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of infection control principles and demonstrated capacity to adhere to clinic infection control protocols and procedures.
  3. Proven effective communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate well to adults, children and other health professionals.
  4. Ability and commitment to work harmoniously in a team environment, showing motivation and willingness to acquire new skills.
  5. Demonstrated computer literacy with capacity to effectively utilise electronic patient administration and management systems
  6. Demonstrated capacity and commitment to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  7. Ability and willingness to travel for work purposes. This may involve travelling long distances and occasional overnight stays.
  8. Current licence to drive in NSW

Need more information?

  • View the Position Description for this job
  • Find out more about applying for this position
  • For role related queries or questions please contact Heidi Ryan on Heidi.Ryan@health.nsw.gov.au or (02) 6885 7418

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Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

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The Stepping Up website aims to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. For more information, please visit the Stepping Up website.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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