Orthodontic Dental Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for either a full time or part time registered orthodontic nurse to work at our busy Orthodontic practice in Gateshead. We will be looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join the established team.

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced Orthodontic Dental Nurse (with at least 2 years experience) and have Radiography experience.

About the role:
Full time and part time available
No weekends
Must be flexible and must be able to start early and work late nights at least 3-4 times per month.

GDC Registration
CPD package
Opportunities for development
Bonus holiday days
Workplace Pension
Performance based pay incentives
Recruitment bonus (if you then introduce new team members to the Riverdale group)

About us:
Riverdale Healthcare are an independent dental group with a passion for patient care and respect for the Dental Nurses and Dentists. We have continued investment in our teams with room for progression for our Dental Nurses. 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 Dental Nurses and receptionists 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
Driving Licence preferable
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
Ability to work on reception at times
Up to date CPD
Hep B vaccination required
Experience in Orthodontic Dental Nursing (2 years)
Experience of Radiography

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.

Job Category: Dental Nurse
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gateshead

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