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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 26604
Position Title Dental Assistant
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
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About Peninsula Health

Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/


Position Summary

The Peninsula Health – Community Dental Program operates 23 chairs over 4 separate sites; providing General, Specialist and Emergency dental care to those residing and holidaying on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula.

We seek a suitably experienced Dental Assistant to complement our professional and caring multi-disciplinary team. This position is spread across our Frankston, Rosebud, Hastings and Carrum Downs sites on a permanent part time basis.

The Dental Assistant is a key member of the wider multi-disciplinary dental team. This role not only provides efficient and effective support for clinicians, but also contributes to the smooth running of the dental department and the delivery of quality customer service to our clients and their families.

The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills, experience working in a supportive team environment; and be able to demonstrate competency and commitment to customer service and client engagement.

Essential Criteria

Certificate III or IV in Dental Assisting or equivalent
Ability to work without supervision
Computer skills
Well developed interpersonal skills

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.


Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
• Peninsula Health ensures the safety and wellbeing of Victorians living with a disability and will conduct an additional pre-employment check prior to making an offer of employment to a potential employee. This safeguard strengthens existing pre-employment screening processes to better protect people with disability who access disability services.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Certificate III or IV in dental assisting
Essential: Well developed interpersonal skills
Essential: Computer skills
Essential: Ability to work without supervision
Contact Person Susan McKinlay
Contact Number 97848184
Alternate Contact Person Susan Gregg
Alternate Contact Number 97848184
Closing Date 12/12/2019
Position Description Dental Assistant Grade 2 - Position Description.pd.pdf