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Lead Dental Technician HSD – Hospital & Specialist Dentistry Service (HSD) –

·        Seeking Lead Dental Technician to join our Auckland Regional Hospital and Specialist Dentistry service (HSD)

·        Do you want to develop your leadership skills?

·        Permanent, full time position (40 hours per week)

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Hospital and Specialist Dentistry  service (HSD ) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Dental Technician or Clinical Dental Technician to join their team as a Lead Dental Technician, the key purpose of the role is to provide effective coordination and leadership to our small team of dental technicians and clinical dental technicians, including being responsible for the allocation of technical jobs and the quality of technical work ensuring turnaround times are met. This is your opportunity to develop a productive and engaged workforce which will, in turn, improve the patient experience. You will be accountable for clinical supervision and oversight of Dental Technicians and Clinical Dental Technicians and play an integral part of HSD clinical team to manage dental technician workforce to ensure optimal utilisation of resources.

This is a permanent, full time role, based at Middlemore Hospital

For further details, please refer to the position description

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

As an ideal candidate, you will have :

·        Minimum of 2 years as a dental technician or clinical dental technician working with large teams in a busy and complex environment

·        Hold a bachelor’s degree in dental technology (or equivalent) and a current Annual Practicing certificate with the Dental Council of New Zealand.

·        Sound knowledge of safety and compliance guidelines in a hospital setting.

·        Demonstrate strong knowledge in all areas of dental technical procedures and a sound understanding of practical experience in the application of Dental Council of NZ Practice Standards.

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        Good relationship management skills

·        Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a multidisciplinary work environment

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)


We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

To express your interest, please click here to apply and complete the on-line application, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Kavitha John- Recruitment Consultant at KavithaJ@adhb.govt.nz to discuss how we can best support your application.


To apply for this job email your details to KavithaJ@adhb.govt.nz.