Positions Available

Oral Health Therapists have the knowledge, skills and experience to educate and care for patients’ teeth and gums. Working in partnership with local communities to improve services and health outcomes.

We want our team of teams to reflect the diversity of the communities we're working to improve care for, including those that historically have been underserved by the health system.

We are looking for Internationally qualified candidates to fill the following roles:

  • Crown and Bridge/Prosthodontic Hygienist
  • Orthodontic Hygienist
  • Periodontal Hygienist
  • Community Dental Therapist
  • School Dental Therapist
  • School Dental Nurse

Benefits and salary range

  • Oral health therapists with up to three years’ experience usually earn $35-45 an hour
  • Senior Oral Health Therapists earn $45-$60 an hour

Required qualifications and experience

To work in Aotearoa New Zealand, you will require an appropriate registration and hold an Annual Practising Certificate:

  • You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Dental Council of New Zealand.
  • Dental Council NZ Approved Training Programmes in New Zealand:
  • University of Otago Bachelor of Oral Health and a Dental Council New Zealand accredited Adult restorative programme
  • Auckland University of Technology Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health and a Dental Council New Zealand accredited Adult restorative programme
  • Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy (Advanced Clinical Practice), University of Melbourne

Our application process

Step 1: Application

Complete & submit your application form for review

Step 2: Review

Your application is reviewed by Kiwi Health Jobs

Step 3: Referral

Your profile is referred to your chosen District & employers

Step 4: Contact

You will be contacted by District recruitment teams

Step 5: Handover

Your application progresses through employers' recruitment processes.

Seize the opportunity of a lifetime as an Oral Health Therapist in Aotearoa, New Zealand!…

Application close date: 20/09/2023