Dental Assistant
Wellington Central, Full Time, Dental
Please Quote Reference Number 82726
  • Dental experience preferred but not essential
  • Great Staff Benefits
  • Diverse and Fun Team

  • Greenwood Grincare are a busy, growing central Wellington dental practice providing the highest standard of dentistry in a caring, and professional environment. We take great pride in our work and want to inspire people to have both better dental health and healthy lifestyles.

    We share 3 surgeries between 2 dentists, 3 hygienists and 4 Dental Assistants, as well as a team of administration staff to assist with the running of the business, but need more help.

    We are looking to add a talented and hard working Dental Assistant to serve our expanding client base.

    In this role, you will be assisting for for different dentists and hygienists. Duties include, but are not limited to:
    • Sterilization nurse duties
    • Occasional reception duties
    • Managing stock
    • Assisting with patient recalls and reactivation
    • Assisting with the management of the practice social media
    We're looking for someone with outstanding people skills who is vibrant, energetic and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment. You'll need to be a friendly and empathetic communicator, both face to face and over the phone.

    Ideally you will have completed the NZDA Dental Assistant Course and have 2+ years dental assisting experience, however what's more important to us is adaptability, reliability and a willingness to learn. Full training will be provided for the right candidate.

    Our preferred candidate will:
    • Have experience with the Exact computer software
    • Have experience using Microsoft word, excel, google docs, google sheets and Gmail
    • Be confident creating and managing content on social media such as Facebook
    At Greenwood Grincare, we treat everyone like family. As part of our hardworking and motivated team, you'll enjoy:
    • Being part of a collaborative work environment where we support one another, both in and out of work
    • Ongoing professional development opportunities
    • Competitive remuneration (aligned with skills and experience)
    This is a Monday - Friday role. The hours are negotiable for successful candidate and we are very adaptable for the right candidate.

    If you have a great sense of humour, strong communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team we would love to hear from you, please APPLY NOW through our online application form below.
    Please Quote Reference Number 82726

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    Please Complete this Additional Questionnaire:

    (Q1) Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

    I am a New Zealand citizen

    I have permanent residency status (and/or Australian citizenship)

    I have a family/partner visa and no restriction on working hours

    I have a temporary work visa (silver fern skilled migrant)

    I have a temporary work visa (graduate)

    I have a temporary work visa (holiday)

    I have the right to work restricted hours (eg. I have a student visa)

    I require sponsorship to work for a new employer (includes work-to-residence visa holders)

    (Q2) How would you rate your English language skills?

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    Professional working proficiency

    Native or Bilingual proficiency

    (Q3) Have you completed the NZDA Dental Assistant Course? (Please answer: YES or NO)

    (Q4) Do you have previous dental assisting experience? (Please answer: YES or NO)

    (Q5) Why are you the ideal candidate for this position?

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