Oral Health Therapist/Dental Hygienist-2101436
FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
Who we are
The Faculty of Dentistry - Te Kaupeka Pūniho - has an international reputation
for clinical and research excellence. Founded in 1907, it is New Zealand's
National Centre for Dentistry. It forms an integral part of the Division of
Health Sciences within the University of Otago.
An opportunity exists within the Department of Oral Sciences for a new Oral
Health Therapist/Dental Hygienist to join the team.
Your primary role will be to provide supportive periodontal care for patients
with periodontitis and/or dental implants. You will provide this specialist-
level care as part of a team, led by Periodontics staff, that includes
postgraduate and undergraduate students. You will apply primary, secondary,
and tertiary prevention protocols, increasing patient awareness of their
dental health and preventing plaque-related diseases from occurring.
As we are a teaching and research focused dental facility, you may also
participate as a member of clinical research teams and undertake clinical
practice within research protocols.
We are at the forefront of new technologies and techniques in the dental
field. We demand a high standard of work and are committed to personal
development and training.
Your skills and experience
• A seasoned professional with excellent organisational skills.
• An openness and capability to learn new technologies.
• A confident communication style and the ability to interact across all
• Bachelor of Oral Health or equivalent.
• Registration with the Dental Council NZ as an Oral Health Therapist or
This is a permanent, part-time position (20 hrs a week).
You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this
For further information, please contact Professor Warwick Duncan via the
contact details below.
To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the
apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 2101436 will close
on Sunday, 8 August 2021.
Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the
pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.
Contact: Professor Warwick Duncan Tel: 64 3 479 7110
Position details: Job Description
Further Information: Department Website
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Location: About Dunedin
Salary Level and Range Level 6 (Range of Appointments $62,302 to $68,368, Top
of Range $74,482)