Dental Nurse/Reception – Nottingham Dental Practice

Nottingham Dental Practice is dedicated to providing a highly professional, family-friendly service.

Established for many years we pride ourselves on providing our patients with the best experience possible. Our highly skilled and caring team offer a wide range of dental care from regular check-ups to cosmetic dentistry.

The 6 surgery practice is based 2.5 miles from Nottingham City Centre. Proving a very popular practice, we currently provide Invisalign, Composite Bonding, Restoratives, Whitening, General Dentistry, and Airflow.

The new Associate will benefit from our brand new surgery, built 2022, have access to a Trios Scanner, Digital X-rays, OPG, and Rotary Endo. The Associate also has the option to use the practice Hygienist and Therapist.

The practice has excellent transport links and benefits from its own car park.

About the role:

  • Full time (Part Time Available – To be discussed during interview)
  • Monday – Friday
  • Competitive Salary- See nurse salary bandings below!
  • Covering Reception based on the Practice needs


  • 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 £1000 to £5000
  • 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

Riverdale Dental Nurse salary banding

  • 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 Receptionist
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Nottingham

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