Dental Nurse – Charnwood Dental Centre

Join our team of dental professionals at Charnwood Dental Practice, situated in the charming town of Shepshed.

As a Qualified Dental Nurse, you will have the opportunity to work in a beautifully restored Grade II listed building, which provides character to the modern, state-of-the-art surgeries.

Our practice offers a wide range of services, from Invisalign to Composite Bonding, and our supportive and well-established team will welcome you with open arms. Come be a part of our mission to provide top-quality dental care to our patients and make a difference in their lives.

About the role

  • Competitive Salary (Salary Bandings Below)
  • Full time Monday – Friday
  • Totaling 40 hours per week.

Candidate must be based in the region and eligible to work in the UK

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary- See Dental Nurse Bandings below
  • 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) from £1000 to £5000 referral bonus.
  • 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:

  • 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

Riverdale Dental Nurse salary bandings

  • Apprentice DN- £7.00 (at year 1 will move to NLW (£10.42) if over 23 years (£10.80)*
  • Trainee DN- NWM for age (at year 1 will move to NLW (£10.42) if over 23 years (£10.80)*
  • Dental Nurse- under 2 years experience from £11.00 p/h
  • Dental Nurse- Over 2 years experience from £11.25 p/h
  • Senior Nurse- From £12.00*
  • Nurse with additional qualifications- From £11.50 (includes Radiography as well as Implants, Ortho and Sedation)*
  • Regional Nurse- Up to £15.00*

* Conditions apply to hourly rate. Conditions will be discussed during interview process and will be discussed on an individual basis.

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.