Ocean View Dental is a modern award winning clinic located in the north-western suburbs of Adelaide.
The successful candidate will be confident, eager to learn, motivated and caring. The position involves chair side assisting with dental procedures, sterilising instruments to the highest standard, general cleaning, computer skills, good communication skills and positively contributing to the dental team.
The part time (12-18 months) traineeship is completed on the job with some external study requirements at TAFE. At the completion of the traineeship you will receive a Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Traineeship award and conditions apply. Our practice has successfully trained numerous dental assistants to a very high level and we are seeking an excellent candidate for the position this year.
Training will be provided in dental procedures as well as with stock management and sterilisation. Our approach is that this is not 'just a job'. This is an opportunity for you to gain the key to the gate way to enter the dental field.
We are seeking a strong team player who has great communications skills and would like a long term career in the dental industry. Previous work experience in a dental surgery will be well regarded. Those with previous customer service experience ( eg hospitality or retail) are encouraged to apply.
Please send a COVER LETTER, RESUME AND A VIDEO (short 1-2min video about yourself an why you have applied) to the email address linked to the ad.
Applications close 28/1/18
Only candidates successful for an interview will be contacted.
Responsibilities and Duties
Make our patients feel welcome
Ability to accurately set up for a variety of dental procedures
Processing, packing and sterilising of instruments to a high standard as part of Standard Infection Control Processes
Cleaning and maintenance of surgeries and equipment
Use of dental software and computers (excellent spelling required)
Qualifications and Skills
Do you have a home budget? Or do you make an itinerary for your holidays? The ability to prioritise and think independently is a requirement of this job
Do your friends describe you as being a 'neat freak' or 'a little bit OCD' ? These traits could be an advantage for this job as a high level of attention to detail is a must
Do you like to chat with all sorts of people and find it easy to make friends? The ability to communicate effectively both in verbal and written form will be highly regarded
Do you like a past paced environment? Are you a bit of a multi-tasker? The successful applicant will have to be comfortable working at a fast pace
Excellent customer service skills
Benefits and Perks
start your career in the dental industry
no prior experience required
one - on - one training in a supportive team environment
friendly and fun staff
an opportunity to make a difference in our patients lives
the pleasure of seeing our patients leave with a beautiful smile
the satisfaction of making a contribution to the patient's well being
free car parking
staff discount on dental care