Dental Nurse – Village Dental Practice

Join our team at the Village Dental Practice in Whickham and be a part of changing lives.

We offer a range of cosmetic treatments that not only achieve a new smile but also ensure your comfort throughout the process.

Our focus on prevention means that we aim to help our patients maintain their teeth for life. We pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive team and are looking for a talented and passionate Dental Nurse to join us.

The Village Dental Practice, is a well established team with colleagues who have long service with the Practice, demonstrating their commitment and job satisfaction from Village Dental Practice.

Join us today, on our mission to provide exceptional dental care and make a difference in people’s lives.

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) which ranges from £1000-£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
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
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Whickham

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