Dental Assistant

Job Category: Clinical Services
Job Type: Full Time

Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation delivering primary health care services to Aboriginal people living in and within a 40km radius of Katherine.

Wurli prides itself on delivering a range of health services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable.

Wurli operates a range of clinics and provides a range of primary health care and other services which include Main Clinic (acute and general care), Gudbinji Chronic Disease Clinic, Women and Children’s Health, StrongBala Men’s Health and Binjari Health Clinic.

The role of the dental assistant will be to provide high quality clinical and administrative assistant services to primarily ATSI clients for oral healthcare

Ideally we are seeking candidates with the following: 

  • Certificate IV in Dental Assisting and Oral Health Promotion or willingness to gain in the first year of employment.
  • Current Northern Territory Driver’s License.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to be punctual, reliable and multi-task.
  • Must have the right to work in Australia.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills.
  • Previous hospitality or healthcare industry experience.

For more information regarding the position specifics please review the Position Description

Please ensure your application includes:-

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
  • A cover letter / email which provides a clear and concise overview of your ability to meet the key requirements of the role (prerequisites, qualifications / experience and competencies)
  • Current National Police Certificate (no less than 3 months from issue date)
  • Current Northern Territory Driver’s Licence
  • Current Working with Children’s Clearance (Ochre Card)
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

To apply for this job please submit your online application.

Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply

Closing Date: 08th of October 2023.

 If you have any queries regarding this position please contact a member of the Human Resource team on 08 8972 9195 or email

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