Associate Dentist- Chester-Le-Street

We have a rare and exciting new role at our established practice in Chester-Le-Street, County Durham.

Alpha Dental Practice is well established, has an excellent dedicated patient list as well as a waiting list. The practice provides both NHS and Private treatments, including general dentistry, restorative practices, smile improvements, and teeth straightening.

About the role

  • Part time and full time is available due to current space and upcoming surgery development
  • Excellent UDA rate and to reflect days working
  • Excellent private potential


  • 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
  • COVID secure workplace with air purification system
  • Proven track record of looking after our dentists and wider team during the pandemic

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.


  • 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
  • Team player
  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic

Dental Nurse Opportunities- North East

We have an exciting opportunities for full time and part time Registered Dental Nurses to join our popular dental practices in and around the North East.

Roles available:

Role Practice Location Full time/Part time Additional information

Dental Nurse

Deckham Dental Practice Gateshead Full time and Part time
Dental Nurse Framwellgate Dental Care Durham Full time
Dental Nurse Indental Practice Gateshead, Newcastle Full time
Dental Nurse Linden Cottage Dental Practice Ashington Full time and Part time Various days and flexible
Dental Nurse New Biggin Villa Dental Practice Gateshead, Newcastle Full time Fixed term- Maternity cover
Regional Dental Nurse Newcastle area Gateshead, Newcastle Full time
Dental Nurse Village Dental Practice Whickham Full time
Dental Nurse Alpha Dental Care Chester-le-street Full time
Dental Nurse Grange Dental Centre Gosforth Full time


  • Competitive salary
  • 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 £500 to £3500!
  • 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.


  • 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 vaccinations required