Dental Therapy Assistant - Kapiti Coast


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 an energetic part time Dental Assistant to join our Kapi Mana Team. This position is based in our Kapiti Dental Hub.

 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.

You will need to have good computer skills as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a full drivers licence as dental assistants drive our mobile dental vans. The hours of work  are 8.00 am - 4.30 pm Monday- Thursday.

We would love to hear from you if you have experience working with children and have a strong commitment to teamwork, as well as being customer and quality focused.

  • 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 9111520-19 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 9111520-19

Location: Kapiti, Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 January 2019