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Dental Clinic Assistant

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$31.45 to $38.51 + 25% casual loading plus 11% superannuation
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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UWA Dental School

The Oral Health Centre of Western Australia

  • Seeking expressions of interest from experienced Dental Clinic Assistants to join the casual pool of Dental Clinic Assisting staff for the OHCWA
  • Join a state-of-the-art dental teaching and learning facility
  • Level 3 or Level 4 appointments on a casual basis
  • Hourly rate: Level 3, $31.45 to $34.84 + 25% casual loading / Level 4, $36.25 to $38.51 + 25% casual loading plus 11% superannuation

About the team

The Oral Health Centre is part of the School of Dentistry delivering specialist treatment to eligible patients from the Department of Health and providing suitable patients to the dental student’s programme.

The Oral Health Centre of Western Australia is a collaborative Centre and the primary focus for oral health education, research and specialist care delivery in Western Australia. The Centre will treat approximately 14,000 patients per annum and deliver several clinical and technical training programmes.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Supervisor (Dental Clinic Assistants), you will provide clinical assistance for dental students and OHCWA clinical staff treating patients. You will conduct infection control procedures, and clinical administrative duties in relation to interactions with patients and assist students and clinical staff with dental health education as directed. You will also ensure equipment, furniture and fittings in the clinic are maintained in good order and maintain the ordering of expendable and non-expendable stores.

About you 

To be considered for this role, you will hold a Certificate IV in Dental Clinic Assisting and relevant experience in a dental/medical environment or in a public dental and/or teaching facility. You will also demonstrate knowledge of the latest dental assisting procedures and practices, along with well-developed organisational skills with an ability to prioritise work and train and supervise staff and students.

Note: A Current First Aid Certificate is required.

About your application

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 30 June 2024

Applications will be assessed on submission and interviews scheduled accordingly.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Lina Brunini, Coordinator (Dental Clinic Assistants) at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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