Statement of Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians on whose ancestral lands we provide dental services.

We acknowledge the deep feeling of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to Country.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending our services.

We are committed to improving the oral health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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Dental Assistant Traineeship Program

Applications are now open for our 2023 Dental Assistant Traineeship Program

Current opportunities & job alerts

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Current opportunities

Applications for the 2023 Dental Assistant Traineeship program are now open.

SA Dental expects to offer approximately 30 Dental Assistant Traineeship positions across the State in 2023.

Applications are invited from candidates who are:

  • 17 – 24 years of age or 17 – 30 years of age if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • have completed Year 11
  • are a resident of South Australia

2023 Dental Assistant Traineeship - Application details:

  • Applications close 21 August 2022
  • Applications must be submitted via the online application form, attaching a cover letter and resume including the contact details of three relevant referees.

Find more information and apply at SA Health careers.

Job alerts

We recommend registering for a ‘job alert’ on the SA Health Careers website, to keep up to date on selection processes.

  1. Log onto SA Health Careers
  2. Select the “Job Alert” button on the left-hand side.
  3. Enter your email address
  4. Keywords: Dental, Dentist

Select the following items to ensure that all dental advertisements are captured

  • Categories: Select All
  • Locations: Select All
  • Work Type: Select All

The job alert will last 90 days and details can be updated if required.

As positions are advertised, registered users will be sent an email to your nominated email address which will provide information of the positions available and a link to an online application form.