Dental Assistant

NSW Statewide, NSW

Permanent Full Time


Dental Assistant

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Dental Assistant Grade 1
Remuneration: $55,989 - $60,033 p.a.
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ69373
Location: Newcastle Clinic (Awabakal)

What you'll be doing
Assist in the facilitation of efficient delivery of dental services and operations of the Dental Unit by providing clinical and administrative assistance and support.
This is a targeted Aboriginal Position. Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal descent. Exemption is claimed under S21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. For information on Confirmation of Aboriginality Requirements click here. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal applicants will be considered.

Job share arrangements will be considered.


An eligibility list will be created for future similar vacancies, both permanent and temporary.


Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy


Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:


Stepping Up Website

Stepping Up aims to assist Indigenous job applicants understand how to apply for roles within NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment process and addresses some of the challenges that can be experienced by hiring managers so they can more effectively structure recruitment to roles within NSW Health.  For more information, please visit:           


Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.

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Applications Close: 11 November 2018