Dental Nurse/Receptionist Position Available

Would you like to join the Carriage Works Team ?

We are looking for a full time/part time Dental Nurse/Receptionist to join our friendly 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


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



  • 2 years dental nursing experience


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
  • Flexibility to work both in the surgery and in a reception role


  • 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:

Job Types: Full time/Part time, Contract

Employment Benefits

  • Free dental treatment
  • Discounted dental treatment for family members
  • Discounted facial aesthetic treatments
  • Fully funded team events twice a year
  • Friendly, experienced and supportive working environment
  • Increased holiday entitlement after 5 years’ service
  • GDC and Indemnity fees paid
  • Subscription paid for CPD – Agilio (formerly knows as Isopharm)

Application deadline: 27/04/2021
Related keywords: receptionist, dental receptionist, dental nurse, admin

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

COVID-19 considerations:
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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