Dental assistant

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara based in Welland, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Dental assistant who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time job. The shift schedules have yet to be determined.

Employer Name: Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton/Niagara
Position: Dental assistant
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $28.54 to $35.81 hourly (to be negotiated) 17.5 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time
Location: Welland, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate must prepare patients for dental examinations.
  • The candidate will be expected to order dental and office supplies.
  • The candidate must prepare dental instruments and filling materials.
  • The candidate must sterilise and maintain instruments and equipment.
  • The candidate must be able to take and develop X-rays.
  • The candidate must document dental procedures performed on patients.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate or diploma in other trades.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have Healing Arts Radiation Protection (HARP) Certification, be registered with provincial or territorial authorities, and be certified by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board.
  • The candidate should be accurate
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work setting

  • The candidate must work in a public or community health centre.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough Child Abuse Registry check as well as a criminal record check.
  • The candidate must be bondable.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.


  • The candidate will receive Free parking, Employer-paid learning and training, Paid time off (volunteering or personal days), Team building opportunities, Parking facilities, and a Wellness programme.

How to Apply

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  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
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