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Dental Assistant

The Centre of Dental Excellence - Tawa


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 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.

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

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