Dentist (Relocate to New Zealand)

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Waikato
Waikato, Hamilton (NZ)
Competitive salary + relocation assistance available
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Job Type
Contract Type
Salaried Permanent
Full time

Job Details

Where you’ll be working: Community Oral Health Sector of The Integrated Oral Health Service, Waikato

The details: Permanent Full time - 40 hours per week


Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We’re looking for Community Dentists interested in joining the Waikato Integrated Oral Health Service. You’ll be based in Hamilton, New Zealand, with frequent travel to our Rural Hospitals and Community clinics across the region.

Our Community Dentists are responsible for treating patients under Nitrous Oxide sedation or general anaesthesia, in addition to providing advanced treatment beyond the scope of practice of a Dental/Oral Health Therapist. This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about public oral health, and motivated to provide support for undergraduate and graduate education programmes.


Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits

  • Training opportunities in both general and specialist dentistry

  • Large variety in scope and location of work

  • Work in with a highly skilled and supportive team


Mōu | About you

Skills and experience you’ll need to be considered for the role:

  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar clinical role

  • Proficient in all aspects of general dentistry

  • Confident planning and discussing treatment plans with patients

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Passionate about providing exceptional care to patients

  • A post-graduate degree is desirable, but not essential


Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service

Our service strives to be leaders in their specialty, eliminating health inequalities and achieving health equity in our community. Our service sees patients of all ages from all over the midlands region and work closely with a diverse range of speciality services to achieve the best patient outcomes. We know how important strong relationships are with people who access our services with their whanau. For us, providing the best dental care and improving the patients oral health is at the forefront!


What does Te Whatu Ora, Waikato offer you?

Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Te Whatu Ora Waikato operates over a number of sites including the provision of specialist paediatric and adult special care at Waikato Hospital Hamilton City, our main campus, and includes smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.

  • As part of our Te Whatu Ora family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

  • We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside your Te Whatu Ora benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and access to Te Whatu Ora staff discount schemes.

  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.


Why work for us?

  • We are committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

  • Greater diversity within our Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email. If you have any questions about the role please contact Michael Brosnan - Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry and Head of Department on +64 21 113 7029 or


Closing date: Open until filled


Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!


Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

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183 Pembroke Street
Waikato Hospital
New Zealand

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