Dental Assistant - Melbourne

Dental Assistant - Melbourne

HCF | South Melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted a month ago

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About HCF

At HCF, our purpose is to bring our human touch to healthcare. Since 1932 we’ve been putting our members and their health first. As Australia’s largest not-for-profit health fund, we cover over 1.7 million members with health, life, travel and pet insurance and our vision is to make healthcare understandable, affordable, high quality and member centric.

We want to be true health partners to our members, easily guiding the healthcare choices that are right for them. At HCF, our values are the way we do things and create the necessary culture to help us realise our purpose and deliver our 2025 Strategy. Living our values in action we step forward, walk in their shoes, stay human, make it better and get there together. You will have the flexibility to work full time or part time.

About the Role

As an experienced Dental Assistant, you will work closely with the clinicians by providing excellent chairside assistance and administrative support in our Dental Centre. With high quality clinical care and ability to build rapport with patients, you will contribute to the culture of the Dental Centre as a HCF brand advocate.


Provide chairside assistance to Dentists and Hygienists
Instrument sterilisation
Prepare rooms for treatments and surgeries
Maintain a clean and healthy clinical environment
Provide Reception and Administration support when required

About You

Experience as a Dental Assistant in a busy private or public practice
Ability to build rapport and put patients at ease
Strong communication skills
High attention to detail and time management
Enjoy contributing to the team, creating a positive work environment
Certificate III in Dental Assisting highly regarded


Working in the health insurance industry, we know how important it is to prioritise the wellbeing of our own people. We want to provide you with the skills and tools you need to support your wellbeing journey, so that you can be at your best.

We’re all about creating a fantastic people experience, guided by our values, so that we can in turn better deliver for our members. We work with our people to create a work experience that is inclusive, supportive, safe and respectful so we can do the best for our members.


Up to 50 % discount on health cover, pet & travel insurance
Family & Friends day
Organisational wide Recognition & Rewards program
Generous Parental Leave Scheme
Health & Wellbeing Initiatives

Come and join our HCF team!

HCF is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are actively encouraged to apply. All potentially successful candidates will be required to complete background checks which will include a police clearance prior to confirmation of employment.