Dental Assistant

Job posted: 30/03/2022
Applications close: 30/06/2023 (Midnight)
103 days remaining

103 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 11390

Reference: 11390

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

 Dental Assistant - Bendigo Health Community Dental Services

  • Various full-time and part-time permanent and fixed term positions available.
  • Opportunity to join a dedicated and innovative team of dental and oral health professionals
  • Hours to suit good work-life balance (8 hour shifts during operating hours of 7:45 am - 5:00 pm)
  • Excellent benefits available (incl. professional development opportunities & salary packaging)
  • Moving to new facilities in 2022

The Position

Position Title: Dental Assistant 
Classification: DY12 - DY15
Salary per hour (exc. super): $24.95 - $27.24
Hours per fortnight: From 32 - 80 hours available
Employment Status: Fixed term/Permanent
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination


Role Description

Dental Assistants support the dental operator in the provision of direct patient care in accordance with Bendigo Health policy and procedure guidelines. They prepare the patient and work areas for dental treatments and procedures including recording dental histories and medical information. Dental Assistants at CDS are actively involved in preventative oral health initiatives including the Smile Squad School Dental Program and other early years outreach programs and high risk community groups. The dental assistant is required to contribute to the provision of a high quality efficient and effective dental health services to patients in accordance with BH Strategic plan 2018 -2021.

The Team

The Community Dental Services (CSD) is a 31 surgery clinic that provides dental care for the Bendigo community & surrounds. The team consists of dentists, oral health therapists, dental prosthetists, oral health educators & support personnel. The CDS is primarily funded by Dental Health Services Victoria to provide general & emergency oral health care within the scope of publicly funded dental services. CDS is also involved in preventative oral health initiatives including an active schools & early years outreach program.

The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute, allied health, cancer, dental and mental health services.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and specialty services including but not limited to; Oncology, Cardiology, Renal, Emergency, Women’s and Children’s, Critical Care, Specialist Clinics, Cancer Clinics, Dental and Mental Health Services. Our Allied Health teams provide a diverse range of programs and person centred care in inpatient, outpatient, community, home and residential care settings.

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

  • Flexibility Working Arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Access to recommended immunisations
  • Smoke free environment

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Bendigo Region

Bendigo is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities making it a great city to live and work in. Bendigo provides services for the region’s population of over 300,000 and so the city offers excellent schools, shopping and cultural precincts, sporting facilities and various tertiary facilities. We can offer generous flexible working arrangements - giving you more time to enjoy the fantastic restaurants, beautiful parks, walking trials and wineries within our region.

How to apply

For further information on the position please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Dental Assistant

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Marg McNamara - (03) 5454 8014
Katherine Basilewsky - (03) 5454 6912

Dental Assistant