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Trainee Dental Assistant

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD, Bondi, Brookvale, Chatswood, Hurstville, Miranda, Parramatta

Currently recruiting for multiple roles based in the following locations:

- Chatswood

- Sydney CBD

- Bondi

- Brookvale

- Parramatta

- Miranda

- Hurstville

 

About HCF

At HCF, our purpose is to bring our human touch to healthcare. Since 1932 we’ve been putting our members and their health first. As Australia’s largest not-for-profit health fund, we cover over 1.7 million members with health, life, travel and pet insurance and our vision is to make healthcare understandable, affordable, high quality and member centric.

We want to be true health partners to our members, easily guiding the healthcare choices that are right for them. At HCF, our values are the way we do things and create the necessary culture to help us realise our purpose and deliver our 2025 Strategy. Living our values in action we step forward, walk in their shoes, stay human, make it better and get there together.

HCF is proud to offer HCF members access to lower cost, high quality dental services across our network of Dental Centres across 14 locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane. Our Dental Centres use state of the art technology and we are committed to staff development and training.

About the role

As a Trainee Dental Assistant you will be responsible for providing clinical and administrative assistance in all aspects of dentistry. The program will see you undertake on the job training under supervision to develop the competency and skills required of a qualified Dental Assistant for a period of 12 month traineeship.

You will work closely with Dentists, Hygienists and experienced Dental Assistants. You will have responsibilities in instrument sterilization, maintaining a clean and healthy clinical environment and preparing rooms for treatment.  Other tasks will include patient care management such as greeting and meeting patients, making follow up appointments and entering patient details into records.

In addition, you will undertake your TAFE Certificate III in Dental Assisting. At the completion of the 12 month traineeship you will have developed the skills to enable you to work in a fast paced and professional clinical environment.

 

About you

We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, initiative and the ability to think ahead to provide seamless support to our Dental teams. To be successful you will have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with patients  
  • Highly developed skills in time management, attention to detail and prioritization
  • A desire to learn and passion in the healthcare industry
  • Ability to work in a structured and team environment
  • Ability to complete the requirements of Cert III in Dental Assisting

Culture

Working in the health insurance industry, we know how important it is to prioritise the wellbeing of our own people. We want to provide you with the skills and tools you need to support your wellbeing journey, so that you can be at your best.   

 

We’re all about  creating a fantastic people experience, guided by our values, so that we can in turn better deliver for our members. We work with our people to create a work experience that is inclusive, supportive, safe and respectful so we can do the best for our members.

Come and join our HCF team!

Benefits

  • Up to 50 % discount on health cover, pet & travel insurance
  • Family & Friends day
  • Health & Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Training & Development opportunities

HCF is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are actively encouraged to apply.

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