Dental Roles NZ

Palmerston North Dentist Jobs

Relocation Process

We offer $10,000 relocation support for overseas clinicians, and we hold full accreditation with Immigration NZ. As Accredited Employers we can support your visa for both the short term and long term and have an experienced team who will help make the move a smooth process!

Why Lumino at a glance

  • Great benefits -  We offer a great range of benefits & bonus schemes. Supporting your development, enhancing your career and rewarding your success
  • Enjoy healthy books and strong existing patient flow
  • Flexible working hours Choose lifestyle and your career
  • Join the largest dental network in New Zealand, with 88% brand awareness
  • Benefit from the latest technology and training
  • Our practices are busy practices with a great team environment - love where you work

Helping Kiwis love their smiles at Lumino The Dentists

Lumino is the largest dental network and leading provider of dentistry in the country, with 88% brand awareness we’re the number one choice of dentist throughout New Zealand. Being part of the largest network brings with it huge benefits from the latest technology to busy practices and secure flexible working environments. Nestled in communities, we pride ourselves on making a positive impact on the lives of our patients. 

Lifestyle and career. Enjoy the best of both with us

Get a career and a life. New Zealand's work-life balance is envied over the world and at Lumino we believe that a work-life balance is so important. Our people enjoy the potential for flexible working hours to suit their lifestyle, while working in professional yet supportive family-friendly environments. We have practices all over New Zealand. Even in our biggest cities, you are never too far from a beach, bike trail, or national park.

Remuneration and Rewards

We recognise remuneration is an important part of making your next career move. We’re proud to celebrate your contribution with a competitive salary, plus additional benefits to enhance your career and support your development. Our clinicians enjoy having busy books, a steady patient flow and the financial success that follows. 

Clinical Support and Freedom

We’re proud to have a network of skilled clinicians and professionals whose collective experience you can benefit from. With a focus on innovation and continuous improvement we allow practice teams to concentrate on what they do best - looking after patients. You will have the freedom to practice dentistry in a way that meets your regulatory requirements and allows you the best opportunity to provide exceptional patient care.

At Lumino, your success is our success. We have the knowledge, tools and teams to support you to grow your revenue and achieve your financial goals whilst delivering clinical best practice dental care. We have a valuable team of Clinical Advisors who work with you to provide support and advice, and knowledge to help you.

Getting ready for your move

Relocating, even if it's only temporary, can be a big decision to make and you'll often need to do some planning before you go. 

  • Have a copy of all your documents ready to go (birth certificate, qualifications)
  • Research where you will live & stay
  • Get your finances sorted
  • Check what you can bring with you
  • Use NZ Ready

Settling into New Zealand

No matter how much planning you have done, it can be difficult to know where to start once you step off that plane. Get started by sorting out the basics: accommodation, transport, getting connected & shopping for supplies. You can find out more on how to get settled in  here.

Learn more

If you enjoy working in a supportive environment, with busy books, flexible working options and delivering care to patients that leave them walking out the door with a smile, then you will love being part of the team at Lumino The Dentists.

If you would like to explore opportunities or simply have questions, simply provide a handful of details below and a member of the team will be in touch for a confidential chat.  

To be successful in this role you will need to hold registration in the relevant scope with the New Zealand Dental Council (NZDA), as well as a current Annual Practicing Certificate.

Current Locum Roles

Located on Church Street in the City of Palmerston North, Lumino Manawatu Dental is a long-standing clinic loved by the community. We are a passionate team looking for a dentist to support the demand. As a dentist, you will be able to explore your special interests, in a well-equipped environment.


Located on Main Street in the City of Palmerston North, Lumino Main Street is a family-orientated 5-surgery practice that generally loves what they do. We are looking for a dentist to join our collaborative team.


Step into New Zealand’s most beautiful town, Feilding! Lumino Feilding is located in the heart of the township supporting this close-knit community for decades. We are looking for a passionate dentist to join us. As a dentist, you will be able to explore your special interests, in a well-equipped environment.


Experience the unique charm of Whanganui! Lumino Whanganui is a 7-chair modern dental practice located in the heart of the town centre. We are looking for a dentist to join our team and to continue to ensure that the wider community receives the best dental care. As a dentist, you will be able to explore your interests while being in a well-equipped environment.


Looking for something in particular in this Region? Contact us via our Expression of Interest role to let us know and we will help you find your perfect role within Lumino!


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