Dental Nurse – Dental Practice @ Number 24

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Registered Dental Nurse to join our popular dental practice at North Shields, Dental Practice @ Number 24. The practice is lovely and has a well established friendly team, who are looking forward to welcoming a new RDN. The successful applicant will have a warm, friendly manner and will enjoy working as part of a team.

About the role:
Competitive salary- see Dental Nurse bandings below
Full time
Monday to Friday

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
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

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.