Dental Nurse/Receptionist Job

Would you like to join the Carriage Works Team ?

We are looking for a Part-time Dental Nurse required to join friendly our team. We are an award winning mixed FD training 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.

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
  • Oral health educator
  • Radiography
  • Implant or orthodontic nursing
  • ILS training



  • 2 years dental nursing experience


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

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


  • Knowledge and/or experience of Invisalign and aesthetic dentistry

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

Desirable _

  • Flexible to work additional sessions if required


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

Application deadline: 30/12/2020

Job Types: Part-time, Contract


  • Company pension

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

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