Dental Assistant

Date published

02 Feb 2024


NSW Other

Job ID


Dental Assistant

RFDS is looking for a Dental Assistant to support our Dental Team who service our Bourke community.


  • Healthcare & Medicine
  • Dental
  • Permanent / Full Time

Key points

  • Full-time or four days a week available
  • Based from Dubbo and will be providing services in Bourke
  • Overnight travel required


The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organizations in the world.
The RFDS South Eastern Section has provided Dental services to people in rural and remote communities in Far West and Upper Western NSW, SA and QLD for more than 20 years. Our Dental team provides oral health services via fly in fly out clinics from Dubbo and Broken Hill, as well as services from our mobile dental van.
We currently have an opportunity available for an experienced Dental Assistant to join our team.
This position will be based from Dubbo, providing dental services from the Bourke Aboriginal Corporation Health Service, however, there may be opportunities to work across our network from both Broken Hill and Dubbo, servicing some of the other 20 clinics.

This position will fly/ drive to Bourke on a Monday and stay overnight, providing daily dental clinics, returning to Dubbo on a Thursday afternoon.
Qualifications / Experience that we are looking for:

  • Minimum Certificate III in dental assisting
  • NSW Working With Children
  • Significant professional interest in remote dentistry
  • Experience in working in Indigenous communities
  • A minimum of 12 months experience
What we Offer:
  • Exceptional professional satisfaction in a unique work environment. You will be exposed to a broad range of dental conditions, with good patient flow, across rural and remote communities.
  • Ability to salary sacrifice.
  • Opportunity to be part of a dental team providing much needed child and adult dental services to the more disadvantaged communities.
  For more information or to discuss your interest: please email Rural & Remote Dental Services Manager, Lyn Mayne at
Any published closing dates are estimated, the RFDS SE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

The RFDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer