Post DFT Dentist Opportunities

If you’re looking for your first post-DFT role? Where do you start?! What do you look for?

Don’t worry- we’re here to help! Riverdale Healthcare is a clinically led dental group, we know what you’re going through and we know how to support you!

We have opportunities across our group:

  • North East
  • North and South Yorkshire
  • Manchester
  • Midlands
  • Leicestershire
  • Colchester
  • Cambridge

About the role

  • Full time or part time- we can tailor a flexible role to work for you and your life style.
  • Flexible UDA targets- this is completely flexible depending on the days working NHS/private – this can be tailored to your requirement. We will also not put a huge target on you during your first year. 
  • Current dedicated NHS patient lists
  • Excellent low FTA rates across our practices
  • Fully supported post DFT role
  • Modern practices
  • Supportive, experienced Qualified Dental Nurses.
  • Access to a comprehensive educational academy offering inhouse short and longitudinal programmes with links to high profile names within dentistry.
  • Committed to professional development and relish the opportunity to support our clinicians with the help of a structured mentoring network.
  • Support and Mentoring by Clinical Directors the opportunity to support our clinicians with the help of a structured mentoring network
  • Opportunities for multi-site working

About us:

Riverdale Healthcare is a growing, forward-thinking dental group with dental practices located across England, delivering a range of NHS, private, and specialist dental treatment. We invest in our dental practices, ensuring that we continuously provide the best patient experience, with care delivered by our friendly, high-trained teams. The incoming associate would enjoy the benefits of being part of the broader Riverdale family with access to an extensive professional development programme with in house courses, longitudinal educational programmes, mentorship and excellent clinical support and leadership to support and develop skills of aspirational dentists.

Requirements:

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Be GDC registered
  • Have a current performer number
  • Indemnity cover
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional infection control
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Provide Private treatment on request

How to apply:

Simply download your CV onto an application form and in the cover letter, let us know what location you’re interested in. Our friendly team will be in touch to discuss your requirements further.

Dental Therapist- Linden Cottage- Ashington

We are seeking an Dental Therapist to join our welcoming team at Linden Cottage practice, located in Ashington, Northumberland.

Situated on the west side of Ashington, Linden Cottage is a reputable family practice with four surgeries. Housed in a charming period residence surrounded by well-maintained lawned gardens, this long-standing practice was formerly a GP practice.

Our well-equipped facility boasts comprehensive rotary endo, top-notch materials, and convenient on-site access to specialized dental referrals for endodontics, oral surgery, facial aesthetics, and adult Ortho. Additionally, we manage an NHS orthodontic list, overseen by our dedicated specialist orthodontist team.

As a mixed practice, we take pride in our extensive NHS list of loyal patients, private fee-per-item clients, and Denplan patients. Our dynamic team includes a blend of experienced and younger clinicians working together toward common aspirations.

Conveniently, just a 10-minute drive away, you can unwind at the lush beach of Newbiggin-On-Sea—providing a fantastic way to spend your lunch break! The Ashington area offers an excellent lifestyle, combining the beauty of the coast and the tranquility of the countryside. Join us in providing exceptional dental care in a picturesque setting.

About the roles:

  • Part time
  • Wednesdays and Thursday available immediately with potentially a Tuesday from April 24.
  • Self employed allowing for additional earning potential
  • Traditional Hygiene and Therapy
  • Potential for Direct Access

About us:

Riverdale Healthcare are an independent dental group with a passion for patient care and respect for the Dentist, Dental Nurses Therapists and Hygienists and have a continued investment in our teams with room for progression. What excites us is being able to create a thriving and interesting working environment. With an unparalleled operational and clinical management team backed by a leading healthcare provider. Our team of Therapists and Hygienists can expect the highest level of support whilst being equipped to perform dentistry to the highest standards with patient care at the heart of our vision.

Benefits:

  • Support and Mentoring by Clinical lead
  • Working within an organisation with a strong ethos of personal development
  • Recruitment bonus (if you then introduce new team members to the Riverdale group) ranging from £1000- £5000!

Requirements:

  • Must be able to complete direct access
  • Have own insurance
  • A GDC registered Therapist
  • Be computer literate with good IT skills and experience of dental software, ideally on System for dentists (SFD) although not essential as training can be given
  • Up to date CPD
  • Compulsory vaccines to include Hep B

Dental Nurse – Linden Cottage Dental Practice

We have an exciting opportunity for a 2x Qualified Registered Dental Nurse to join our busy practice in Ashington.

Based on the east coast, Linden Cottage dental practice share a passion for delivering high quality, ethical dental care whilst providing their patients with the very best experience.

They are proud to support their local community in Ashington with NHS and private dental treatment in a comfortable, relaxing environment.

We’re looking for a registered Dental Nurses to join our friendly, supportive team!

About the roles

  • Competitive Salary- see Dental Nurse salary bandings below
  • 2x Vacancies
  • Monday to Friday
  • Full Time

Benefits:

  • GDC Registration
  • Funded Indemnity Insurance
  • Access to further Continuous Performance Development opportunities
  • Opportunities for development and career progression within the group
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bonus holiday days linked to length of service
  • Workplace Pension
  • Generous Recruitment bonus (if you then introduce new team members to the Riverdale group) ranging from £1000-£5000!
  • DBS checked and funded by the practice
  • Uniform provided

About us:

Riverdale Healthcare are a growing independent dental group with a passion for patient care and respect for all our team members. We have strong values which include ‘We Care About People’ and that applies to our teams and patients. What excites us is being able to create a thriving and interesting working environment where you are respected and have fun with your team! Our team of Dental Nurses can expect the highest level of support whilst being equipped to perform dentistry to the highest standards with patient care at the heart of our vision.

Requirements:

  • A GDC registered Dental Nurse
  • To be able to work independently
  • Have exceptional cross infection skills
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Team player
  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be computer literate with good IT skills and experience of dental software, ideally on System for dentists (SFD) although not essential as training can be given
  • Willingness to work on reception on occasions
  • Driving licence preferred but not essential
  • Hep B vaccination required

Dentist – Linden Cottage- Ashington, Northumberland

We’re looking for an Associate for our lovely Linden Cottage practice, in Ashington, Newcastle.

This 4-surgery practice is a long-standing and respected family practice on the west side of Ashington. The practice is a former GP practice housed in an attractive period residence and set in lawned gardens.

The practice is very well equipped with comprehensive rotary endo, high-quality materials, on-site access to specialized dental referrals for endodontics, oral surgery, facial aesthetics, and adult Ortho.

It is a mixed practice with a long-standing NHS list of loyal patients, private fee per item, and Denplan patients which are currently managed by a strong aspirational team of experienced and young dentists.

The practice also has an NHS orthodontic list which is managed by our specialist orthodontist team.

The vacant role has become available due to the private growth over the past year as private conversions have been easy to accommodate. The incoming clinician will have the same scope to manage the established list while exploring the many private opportunities the practice has.

There is easy parking outside and excellent transport links to Newcastle.

About the role:

  • Flexible role- let us know the days of the week you’d like to work that work for your lifestyle!
  • The vacant role has come available due to the private growth over the past year as private conversion have been easy to accommodate. The incoming clinician will have the same scope to manage the established list while exploring the many private opportunities the practice has.
  • There is a UDA contract which we would expect the incoming to absorb some of this, depending on number of days working
  • Negotiable, excellent UDA rate to compliment your skills and experience
  • Join a fantastic team who are dedicated to providing great care in a friendly environment for our patients
  • Access to a comprehensive educational academy offering inhouse short and longitudinal programmes with links to high profile names within dentistry
  • Committed to professional development and relish the opportunity to support our clinicians with the help of a structured mentoring network
  • Fantastic proven private growth potential
  • Competitive rates by negotiation
  • Support and Mentoring by Clinical Directors
  • Working within an organisation with a strong ethos of personal development
  • Opportunities for multi-site working

About us:

Riverdale Healthcare is a growing, forward-thinking dental group with dental practices located across England, delivering a range of NHS, private, and specialist dental treatment. We invest in our dental practices, ensuring that we continuously provide the best patient experience, with care delivered by our friendly, high-trained teams. The incoming associate would enjoy the benefits of being part of the broader Riverdale family with access to an extensive professional development programme with in house courses, longitudinal educational programmes, mentorship and excellent clinical support and leadership to support and develop skills of aspirational dentists.

Requirements:

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Be GDC registered
  • Have a current performer number
  • Indemnity cover
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional infection control
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Be able to work towards a target for UDA’S
  • Provide Private treatment on request