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 or EXACT 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.

Applications close Friday 3rd November 2017

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

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

Job Description

Dental Therapist