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Dental Assistant

Reference no: 495715
Work type: Continuing - Full Time
Location: Wagga Wagga
Categories: Dentistry, Professional

  • Join a friendly and supportive team environment
  • Work across a diverse team of oral health clinicians, teaching staff and students
  • Contemporary facilities and equipment

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Level 4 - $65,926 to $71,565 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for providing quality clinical and professional assistance and support to oral health clinicians, teaching staff and dentistry students to ensure a high level of patient care is delivered.

This role would suit an individual with sound dental assisting skills and understanding of infection control within the dental environment. You will also be a great team player and have a focus on the provision of quality patient care.

To be successful you will have:

  • Completion of Certificate III in Dental Assisting or at least 4 years’ demonstrated experience in dental assisting, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • High level communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with a range of individuals whilst maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
  • Sound organisational skills and initiative.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science and Health delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge. We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

Charles Sturt University Dental and Oral Health Clinics are dedicated to the facilitation of Dentistry Services in the University’s multi campus clinics. The focus of the Clinic’s is to operate in a sustainable and business-like manner within the context of a University environment and to seek opportunities that will support the operation of the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences while providing a standard of health care in the regions in which the University operates that complies with a national standard.  The Clinics will maximise the opportunity for students to undertake clinical experience necessary to meet their educational and professional requirements and will foster strong industry and community support. Charles Sturt University offers both private and student clinics to the general public.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Jacqueline Prior | Senior Dental Assistant | jprior@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6933 4899

Closing Date: 11 pm, 3 October 2022

Advertised: - AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: - AUS Eastern Daylight Time