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Contract: Fixed term (18 October 2021 – 30 May 2022), Full time, 40 hrs per week


Salary: MECA Step 1-6, $53,335 – $75,078

About the role

Capital and Coast DHB Dental and Oral Health Department have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, qualified clinical dental technician to join our well established, good humoured lab team.

The successful candidate will provide high quality removable prosthetics to patients. The work is predominantly dental prosthetics.

Exceptional communication skills are required in combination with well-developed technical skills.


Constructs and supplies high quality prostheses as prescribed by the Clinicians in the required timeframe.
Liaises with Clinicians and provides timely advice and support to other staff when required.
Completes clinical procedures required for the provision of removable appliances.
Ensures relevant patient history is taken and timely advice sort when indicated.
Ensures part-charges are clearly explained and understood by patients before treatment commences.
Plan and organise own workload, allocating time to priority issues, meeting deadlines and coping with the unexpected.
Providing appropriate technical advice on prosthetic limitations
Processing and flasking denture models
Wax ups
Bite blocks
Repairs/ relines and add ons
Skills & Experience

Must hold a current registration as a Dental Technician with the Dental Council of New Zealand.
Hold a Diploma (or certificate) in Dental Technology (issued by a New Zealand educational institution), a Bachelor of Dental Technology (University of Otago) or suitable overseas qualification as a Dental Technician plus a pass in the New Zealand Dental Technicians Examination.
Hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (PGDipCDTech) or suitable overseas qualification as a Clinical Dental Technician plus a pass in the New Zealand Dental Technicians Examination.
2 Year’s experience
Valid work Visa
About our organisation

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

How to apply

Applications close 16 June 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website.

For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH105-21) in the subject line.

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By joining together we will succeed

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