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Dental Nurse

Watford, Hertfordshire, England
WD19 4JQ
£ 21089 - 23761 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
29 May 2019
28 Jun 2019

Job Description

Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS community Trust's working across Hertfordshire.
We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.
Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.

Dental Nurse - Band 4

Based at Peace Childrens Centre, Watford

Are you an enthusiastic dental nurse who enjoys learning new skills and working as part of a dedicated team? We have a vacancy with a difference.
The Special Care Dental Service is for Hertfordshire residents who are unable to access oral health care from their local high street dentist, we were rated "outstanding" in patient care by CQC.
We treat patients of all ages who have special needs andalso visit schools and care homes in the area.
Feedback from our patients:
"The treatment was amazing. Never seen my daughter so happy after visiting a dentist. Thank you."
"Patient, kind staff that explained what they were doing and why."
"Explaining treatment thoroughly, very friendly and approachable nurses.
The successful candidate will:
  • Have a dental nursing qualification
  • Be registered with GDC
  • Have strong experience in dental nursing
  • Have good interpersonal skills to help put patients at ease
  • Have a full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)
  • Have an additional qualification such as IV Sedation or Oral Health (desirable but not essential as training may be possible)
  • Be required to travel to schools andcare homes orto other clinics in Hertfordshire.
In return, we can offer you:
  • 5% on top of basic salary high cost allowance supplement (subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum pro rata)
  • Generous contributory pension
  • 27 to 33 days holiday (depending on NHS Trust service) plus bank holidays
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is a young, dynamic and forward thinking organisation and we were voted as one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' (HSJ/ Nursing Times). Our CQC rating is 'Good'.

Previous applicants need not apply.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Luisa Lancey/Mandy Heller
Senior Dental Nurse and Team Leader
Apply/ Apply

Ref: 19029CYPD

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