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Oral Health Therapists (Oral Health Service)


Reference: 5057189

Are you looking for an opportunity in a friendly and dynamic team, with a wonderful lifestyle in a semi-rural setting yet having the city lights of Wellington in close proximity, then this may well be the role for you!

We have opportunities for Dental Therapists to work within the highly functioning Oral Health Service of the Wairarapa District Health Board, which is responsible for providing dental care service to children aged 0 - 13 years of age.

This role will give you the luxury of working during school term time with school holidays off, on paid leave. We have permanent full or part time positions available, rotating through the Community Dental Hub and Mobile Clinics. We will consider a fixed term period for someone looking to have a working holiday or the opportunity to work in and/or expand their skill set into a rural setting. For those who have to move district, or even country, an attractive relocation assistance package will offered to successful applicants.

For more information please contact Lynnette Field, Clinical Team Leader Oral Health Services on (06) 377-9070 or (027) 435-9218.


The Wairarapa region offers an enviable lifestyle. With quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches and rivers, world class vineyards, mountain ranges and rivers, this is a place you can call home.

Wairarapa Hospital, based in Masterton, is about an hour and a half from Hutt Hospital, Wellington Hospital (Capital city) and Palmerston North Hospital. Daily rail services link Wairarapa with the Wellington region, including the International Airport and Inter-Island ferry connections.

To learn more about the Wairarapa region please visit any of the following websites:

www.wairarapanz.com Wairarapa's main information website

www.times-age.co.nz Our local newspaper

www.mstn.govt.nz Information on the local council and area

www.harcourts.co.nz Real Estate agency

www.propertybrokers.co.nz/branches/masterton Real Estate & rental property agency

Closing Date: OPEN (until successful applicants are appointed)