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Student Dental Nurse

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
13 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

This is a great opportunity to earn whilst you learn to develop your skills and knowledge in a hands on role; whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

Your working week is Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm. 30 hours in the workplace and 7.5 hours off the job training.

As a Student Dental Nurse you will provide chair-side support within the dental hospital across a range of departments and specialties. These will include:
  • Children’s & Adults Dentistry for both emergency and ongoing procedures
  • Oral Surgery this will include working with patients under sedation
  • Orthodontic Treatment
  • Community & Special Care providing an opportunity to work with patients that have special needs
  • Primary Dental Care this will provide you with experience of working in a general dental practice.

Once you have achieved your qualification you will be able to apply to the statutory register held by the General Dental Council (GDC).

To be eligible you will need to:
  • be over the age of 16 by the start date and not currently in full time education
  • be eligible to work in the United Kingdom
  • hold a GCSE qualification in Math and English at a level 4 or grade C or equivalent.

Why work with us as a Student Dental Nurse?
  • High Quality Training – our experienced team of trainers and assessors have delivered dental nurse training for over 40 years
  • Fully accredited training centre
  • Competitive salary within the NHS and 23 days annual leave (not including bank holidays

The ability to work full time in the UK is essential.

The closing date for applications is 5th July 2019. Short-listing will commence immediately. If your application is successful, interviews will take place July & August 2019.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carol Cronk

Office Manager

Dental Team Education Centre

3rd Floor, Dental Extension, Caldecot Road




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  • Please review the documentation on our recruitment microsite, particularly the Trust’s criminal records checking policy
  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
  • Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

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