Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Dental Assistant

Te Manu Toroa is a Kaupapa Maori Organisation who delivers a variety of health and social services to whanau in the Bay of Plenty. We are currently seeking a Dental Assistant to join our school based mobile dental team. 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 within Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty.

If this sounds like you and meet the below criteria then we want to hear from you.

• Current Dental Assistant Certificate or experince
• Aware of sterilisation and infection control processes
• Knowledge of EXACT and be computer literate
• Current drivers licence
• Good communication skills
• Ability to be self motivated and to work/ manage patient group independently
• Ability to treat and communicate with patients ranging from 0 - 18yrs old
• A good understanding and knowledge of Te Reo Me Ona Tikanga and be able to work within Kura Kaupapa Maori
• Good understanding/working knowledge of local communities
• Understanding and ability to be flexible in the position As Te Manu Toroa is Kaupapa Maori Health Provider, the applicant must be able to work within a Kaupapa Maori framework.

For an application form and job description please email a CV and Cover Letter recruitment@temanutoroa.org.nz

Applications close Friday 22nd February 2019