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Position Details
Reference Number 379555
Position Title Dental Assistant (Grade 3) - Orthodontic & Paediatric Clinics F/T
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Surry Hills
Advertised Award/Classification Dental Assistant Grade 3
Salary $70,590.00 - $73,179.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To assist in the overall management of the Orthodontic & Paediatric departments in Sydney Dental Hospital (SDH) and co ordinate the Dental Assisntant (DA) activities.


The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


Grade 3 FT Dental Assistant to manage Orthodontics & Paediatrics clinics at Sydney Dental Hospital

Selection Criteria Certificates III & IV in Dental Assisting or qualifications deemed by the NSW Ministry of Health to be equivalent

Demonstrated administrative and organisational skills in managing the operational aspects of a clinic.

Demonstrated strong leadership and communication, written & verbal, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated understanding of WH&S requirements.

Demonstrated effective mentoring and supervision skills.

Knowledge of Orthodontic & general Oral Health procedures.

Experience with Microsoft
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Marianne Weston
Contact Number 92933262
Closing Date 28/04/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view