Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Dental Therapist/Dentist/Oral Health Therapist

Te Manu Toroa is a Kaupapa Maori Organisation who delivers a variety of health and social services to whanau in the Bay of Plenty.  Working within our organisation we have a dental position available and would consider either a dental therapist, oral health therapist or dentist to join our school based mobile dental team that works predominately with adolescent. 

What we can offer you is:
• Flexibility with hours and school terms
• Well supported by our current team 
You must have the ability to self manage and be highly motivated.
Due to the unit being mobile you will need a full drivers licence as the successful applicant will be working in a mobile dental unit treating patients from Te Puna to Maketu. 
If this sounds like you and meet the below criteria then we want to hear from you.
• Current Annual Practicing Certificate
• Knowledge of Titanium  would be advantageous and be computer literate
• Current drivers licence
• Diagnostic Dental Radiography certificate
• Good communication skills
• Ability to be self motivated and to work/ manage patient group independently
• Ability to treat and communicate with patients ranging from up to 18yrs old
• A good understanding and knowledge of Te Reo Me Ona Tikanga and be able to work within Kura Kaupapa Maori or a willingness to learn
• Good understanding/working knowledge of local communities or a willingness to learn
• Understanding and ability to be flexible in the position
• Is a team player

As Te Manu Toroa is Kaupapa Maori Health Provider, the applicant must be able to work within a Kaupapa Maori framework or a willingness to learn.

For a position description and application form, please go to Te Manu Toroa website www.temanutoroa.org.nz .

Please submit job application, cover letter and CV to recruitment@temanutoroa.org.nz

Closes Monday 3 July 2017.

Job Description

Dental Therapist