Dental Assistant

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

Job reference: 1084342
School of Nursing at Curtin

Curtin’s School of Nursing is the longest established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 47 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University’s drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate courses in nursing, oral health therapy and paramedicine; and specialist postgraduate courses in areas ranging from diabetes and critical care to child health and midwifery.
About Your Role:
Based at the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA) at Nedlands you will provide dental assisting support for the Program’s teaching and learning and community service programs. This will include preparing the clinic for the Program’s clinical and pre-clinical teaching sessions, maintaining clinic inventories, performing, demonstrating and monitoring dental assisting and related infection control and procedures performed by students assisting with dental radiography procedures.

In this role you will require:

  • A Dental Assisting Certificate level 3 or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of infection control protocols.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide quality customer service to clients and to work effectively within a team environment.

You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact

Louise Somerset, School Business Manager, Curtin School of Nursing



About us

Curtin University is one of the world’s top 200 universities according to the 2023 QS World University Rankings. We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements and superannuation, flexible working arrangements, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and a wide range of food options including a supermarket.

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To express your interest, please provide a cover letter and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role. 


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Applications close:

 10pm AWST, Sunday 18th June 2023.

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, and undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1) and quoting the Job Reference.

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.
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