Dental Assistant

Simply Hired

New Town, TAS

Posted 5/24/2020

Dental Assistant (521245)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Oral Health Services Tas

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 24 May, 2020 11:55 PM
Position details
Applications close: Sunday 24 May, 2020 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award, General Stream, Health Services Officer 5

Employment Type: Multiple FTE - F/T & P/Tpos
Region: South
Location: 2 Archer St, New Town

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for Dental Assistant vacancies.


$57,012 to $60,317 pro-rata per annum


Health Services Officer Level 5


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time and part-time day work, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing June 2020

Please note there are multiple vacancies available


Oral Health Services - South


The Dental Assistant is responsible for maintaining clinical standards in dental assisting by:

Providing a range of support including clinical chairside assistance, administrative and clerical activities, and sterilisation and infection control practices.
Providing training and assistance to less experienced staff undertaking a traineeship.

Essential Requirements
Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent qualification.
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements
Current Driver’s Licence.
Current First Aid Certificate Level I.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Emily Newbold
Senior Dental Assistant
(03) 6166 5472

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