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.


  • 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!


  • 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

Dentist – Linden Cottage- Ashington, Northumberland

Exciting Opportunity: Associate Dentist Position at Linden Cottage Practice, Ashington, Northumberland

About Linden Cottage:
Linden Cottage Practice is a long-standing and respected family dental practice located on the west side of Ashington, Northumberland. Housed in an attractive period residence surrounded by lawned gardens, our 4-surgery practice is well-equipped with comprehensive rotary endodontic facilities, high-quality materials, and on-site access to specialized dental referrals. We offer a range of services including endodontics, oral surgery, facial aesthetics, adult orthodontics, and manage an NHS orthodontic list through our specialist orthodontist team.

Role Details:

  • Full-time position (part-time options available)
  • Opportunity to manage an established NHS patient list while exploring private opportunities
  • Expectation to absorb some UDA contract, depending on days worked
  • EXCELLENT UDA rate depending on your experience and qualifications
  • Scope for private growth with easy accommodation of private conversions
  • 50/50 split on private earnings


  • Join a dedicated team committed to providing excellent care in a friendly environment
  • Access to a comprehensive educational academy offering in-house short and longitudinal programs
  • Opportunities for professional development and mentorship through a structured network
  • Competitive rates negotiable
  • Support and mentoring provided by Clinical Directors
  • Opportunities for multi-site working
  • Referral scheme of friends to Riverdale Healthcare ranging from £1000-£5000
  • Access to High Street discounts via our easy to use app!

Location Highlights:

  • Conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from the lush beach of Newbiggin-On-Sea
  • Enjoy an excellent lifestyle with access to both the coast and countryside

About Us (Continued):
Linden Cottage Practice is part of Riverdale Healthcare, a progressive dental group with practices across England. We prioritize patient experience and invest in our practices to ensure high standards of care delivered by our well-trained teams. As part of the Riverdale family, our associate dentists benefit from extensive professional development opportunities, including in-house courses, mentorship, and clinical support.


  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • GDC registered
  • Current performer number
  • Indemnity cover
  • Ability to work towards UDA targets
  • Willingness to provide private treatment upon request

How to Apply:
If you’re a dedicated and aspirational dentist seeking a fulfilling opportunity in Ashington, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your application including your CV to

Join our team at Linden Cottage Practice and become part of the Riverdale Healthcare family, where personal development and patient care are our top priorities.