Dental Nurse Position Available

Dental Nurse Opportunity at Carriage Works Dental

Would you like to join the Carriage Works Team?

We are looking for a Full Time Dental Nurse to join friendly our team of 40. We are an independent award-winning mixed NHS and private practice. Excellent Hygienist, therapist and support staff with a great working environment. We provide general dentistry, advanced restorative, implants, anterior alignment orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, facial aesthetics and conscious sedation.

Salary – From £12 per hour (Higher salary to be discussed for candidates with additional qualifications)

Purpose of job:

To carry out a full range of duties set out by the GDC scope of practice for dental nurses, including but not limited to:

· Assisting the clinician during a full range dental procedure

· Preparing and maintaining the clinical area

· Decontamination and infection control

· Supporting and communication with patients

· Work as a dynamic and effective team member to ensure patients are receiving excellent care

· Accurate record keeping

· Liaise with suppliers, laboratories, and colleagues to ensure smooth running of the day

The main duties of the successful applicant are:

· Working closely with a dentist delivering a high standard of dental care

· Supporting the clinician to deliver dental procedures in a safe and caring environment

· To work as part of a team to ensure the clinical environment is organised and prepared in a timely manner

· To follow and abide by the practices SOP (standard operating procedures) and policies

· To maintain strict patient confidentiality at all times

· To uphold the practices core values at all times


Qualifications and knowledge


  • NEBDN qualification in dental nursing or equivalent qualification
  • GDC registration
  • Up to date CPD records and PDP
  • Previous CPR/BLS training


Any additional qualifications:

  • Sedation qualification
  • Radiography
  • Implant or orthodontic nursing
  • ILS training



  • Experience using Exact SOE
  • Working within COVID-19 restrictions. FFP2/3 fit tested
  • Reception experience
  • Four handed dentistry
  • Experience of nursing for surgical procedures

Skills and attributes


  • Friendly, reliable, and willing to learn new skills
  • Organised with excellent co-ordination skills
  • Able to work flexibly with others in a busy team environment
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Able to organise and manage their own patient diary and plan ahead
  • Great communication skills that can be used within the practice but also to be used when communicating with laboratories and suppliers
  • Good knowledge of dental abbreviation and terminology
  • Ability to assist with clinical photography
  • Efficient time management and ability to prioritise effectively
  • Confident with IT
  • High standard of cross infection knowledge and procedures

Personal qualities and attributes


  • The ability and personality to build a rapport with our patients
  • Thrive when working as part of a team
  • Motivated and passionate about providing a high standard of patient care
  • Professional and approachable when dealing with colleagues
  • Remain positive and professional in stressful situations
  • Treats others how they would like to be treated
  • Punctual, trustworthy, and reliable


  • Desire to further their career in dentistry and gain further qualifications

Application deadline: 14/01/2021

Employment Benefits

  • Free dental treatment
  • Discounted dental treatment for family members
  • Discounted facial aesthetic treatments
  • Fully funded team events at least twice a year
  • Friendly, experienced and supportive working environment
  • Increased holiday entitlement after a period of service
  • GDC and Indemnity fees paid- applicable to qualified dental nurses
  • Fully funded training and uniform included
  • No weekend working

Application deadline: 14/01/2022

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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COVID screening completed for all patients and staff before attending the practice. We are working to all COVID guidelines. Full PPE and fit testing provided by the practice