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  • Undertake a 12 month traineeship at RDHM
  • Complete a Certificate III in Dental Assisting 
  • Share the pride and satisfaction of putting a smile on every patient’s face

It’s the people who make the difference at Dental Health Services Victoria.



About the role

Kick start a career in Dental Assisting! 

Join us at Dental Health Services Victoria as our Dental Assistant Trainee and be part of a team making a difference in the community. By joining us, you will be combining on-the-job learning with classroom study and complete a Certificate III in Dental Assisting. 

We are looking for 1 trainee to join us for 12-months. Based at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, your 12-month traineeship will include the following:

  • Full-time employment throughout the duration of your traineeship
  • Payment of your course fees
  • Mentoring support from our Dental Assistant Coaches
  • Learning and development opportunities through rotation across our dental hospital clinics

To join this great traineeship, you must be passionate about:

  • Providing a service and support to our diverse communities
  • Enjoy daily challenges and be reward with job satisfaction
  • Improving your career after completing your Year 12 schooling or looking for a career change

Why you should be a part of our team?


Our patients come from many different cultures and backgrounds, and treating them is what makes our job so rewarding and challenging. One thing is for certain at Dental Health Services Victoria – you will share the pride and satisfaction of putting a smile on every patient’s face.


Besides a high degree of job satisfaction, Dental Health Services Victoria offers salary packaging benefits, onsite café, convenient car parking and easy access to transport links, professional development opportunities and work / life balance.


About us


Dental Health Services Victoria is the leading public oral health agency in Victoria.  Our aim is to improve the oral health of all Victorians, particularly vulnerable groups and those most in need.  We provide Victorians with quality oral health care through the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.


We act with respect towards every person or idea we encounter.  Together through the strength of our diversity, we create better outcomes for our patients and colleagues.


We are committed to our Indigenous employment and encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. We are proud to be recognised in 2015 as Best in Indigenous Employment.


We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity increases our ability to transform our organisation to achieve better health outcomes.


We provide services through our Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne where you will have the opportunity to work with the best oral health practitioners in Victoria. We embrace collaboration because working together helps us to create value that wouldn’t be possible through individual effort alone.


Submit your application and be part of a great organisation making a huge difference in the community!


To review the position description and submit your application, please click ‘Apply now’ and follow the prompts.

Closing Date 21/07/2017
Reference Number 15094
Position Title Dental Assistant Trainee
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Organisation Dental Health Services Victoria
Award Classification Dental Assistants - 1DA09 - Trainee
Contact Person careers@dhsv.org.au
Contact Details careers@dhsv.org.au
Position Description
Dental Assistant Trainee.pdf Open
Individual Contributor Behavioural Competency List.pdf Open
Location 720 Swanston St Carlton VIC 3053