Dental Decontamination Operative – Devonshire House

Role: Dental Decontamination Operative (CSU Operative)
Practice: Decontamination Nurse (CSU Operative)
Position: Part time – Monday, Tuesday and Friday – Every other Wednesday
Location: 2 Queen Edith’s Way, Cambridge CB1 7PN
Salary: Competitive (Depending on Skills & Experiance)

About the Role
At Devonshire House is one of the most prestigious private dental practices in the UK, boasting 14 surgeries, in-house specialists, a marketing team, and an onsite laboratory. A vacancy at our practice is a rare opportunity, so don’t miss out!

As our Decontamination Nurse, you will be responsible for providing fully sterilised equipment that meets practice compliance standards and CQC regulations. You must be meticulous in following procedures to ensure that instruments are properly decontaminated and set up.

If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity, please get in touch with our recruitment team today to find out more at

You must be based in the region and eligible to work in the UK.

Main functions of the role:

  • Support the dentist and other dental professionals in meeting cross infection control standards.
  • Ensure safe handling of dirty instruments in the area for sterilisation
  • Carry out cleaning and sterilisation in line with current standards and procedures
  • Safely store clean and decontaminated instruments
  • Participate in the safe disposal of sharps
  • Check the reception email frequently
  • Ensure the appointment system is accurate
  • Acknowledge and welcome all patients, visitors and contractors arriving at the practice
  • Ensure all treatment plans, medical histories and forms are signed at the relevant appointments
  • Maintain patient confidentiality

Benefits – What Devonshire House can offer you:

  • Annual GDC registration payment
  • Indemnity insurance
  • Quarterly bonus linked to performance
  • Discount on Dental, Hygiene and Facial Aesthetics (Subject to T&C’s)
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Holiday bonus scheme
  • Regular paid overtime
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee and family discounted dental treatment after 1 year of service
  • Opportunity to work within a friendly working environment and experienced team
  • Digital x-rays and scanners
  • Assist/observe complex Implant surgery
  • Opportunity to progress.
  • Fully funded CPD training
  • Full uniform & PPE
  • Referral bonus scheme for introducing new team members
  • Company events such as Summer BBQ and Christmas party

Essential requirements:

  • GDC Registration (Desirable)
  • Hep B (Desirable)
  • Fluent English written and spoken
  • Basic computer literacy with Microsoft Windows, Office and Outlook
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work in a team and be a team player
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Motivated to learn and succeed.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional

About the Company
Riverdale Healthcare is 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.

How to apply:
Submit your application including a CV either via Indeed or visit our vacancies page via the Riverdale Healthcare website at:

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you require any additional support or reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment department at your earliest convenience at:

Please note- this advert may close early should we receive a high number of applications

Job Category: Dental Decontamination Operative
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Cambridge

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