Dental Therapy Assistant / Kaiāwhina Whakaora Niho

Location: Newtown and Hutt Valley

Contract: Permanent - full and part time positions available

Hours: Monday to Friday - between 8.00 am to 4.30 pm


The Bee Healthy Regional Dental Service provides dental services for children of the greater Wellington Region from Hub clinics and mobile examination vans.

We are seeking Dental Therapy Assistants to work with us in our Newtown and Hutt Valley Bee Healthy Dental Hubs.

Applicants must enjoy working with children and have a strong commitment to teamwork, customer and quality focus as you will be working with a Dental Therapist and liaising with patients, caregivers and school staff. 

We are offering, permanent full and part time positions, 5 days per week, with hours of work between 8.00 am to 4.30 pm. Specific part time hours will be discussed at interview.


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


Applicants must have good computer skills and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. You will also be required to hold a full Drivers Licence as dental staff may be required to drive mobile examination vans. 

Dental experience is an advantage but not essential as on the job training will be provided.


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. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 9112828-20 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 9112828-20

Location: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Wellington

Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 July 2020