Dental Therapy Assistants- Porirua


The Bee Healthy Regional Dental Service provides dental services for children of the greater Wellington Region from school based clinics and mobiles. 


We are looking for energetic Dental Assistant to join our Kapi Mana Team. These positions are based in our Porirua and Titahi Bay Dental Hubs.

You must enjoy working with children and have a strong commitment to teamwork, as well as being customer and quality focused. As an assistant you will be working with a Dental Therapist and liaising with patients, caregivers and school staff. 

Dental experience is an advantage but not essential as on the job training will be given. Applicants must have good computer skills and have a working knowledge of Microsoft office. You will be required to hold a full drivers licence as dental assistants drive our mobile dental vans.  The hours of work are 8.00 am - 4.30 pm Monday-Friday.


  • full chair-side dental assisting
  • sterilisation of equipment 
  • administration duties


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9111515-19 and job title in the subject line.


Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 9111515-19

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 January 2019