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Dental Nurse

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title:

Dental Nurse

What The Job Is:

First Choice has an exciting opportunity for a Dental Nurse to join our team in Ballymena. This particular role is based in Antrim and is due to start once all relevant checks are completed. The pay rate for this role is £10.20 p/h and is full time 37.5hrs per week. The Dental Nurse role will be community based, providing  a range of dental services including dental care with inhalation sedation, oral assessment service for residents of nursing and residential homes and domiciliary service (home visits). As well as these treatment services you will provide targeted oral health improvement programmes for young children and adults with special needs.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • Act as a member of the dental outpatient team
  • Prepare and sterilise dental instruments and hand pieces
  • Answer and respond to telephone queries relating to patient treatment
  • Check labelling and dispatch of laboratory specimens
  • Monitor and maintain stock control with due regard to efficient use of resources
  • Clean and reset dental units between patients

What We Need From You:

  • National Certificate for Dental Nurses (Or equivalent)
  • Current registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) or be eligible to register
  • 2 years’ experience working as a dental nurse
  • Full current driving licence and access to a car
  • Be willing to undergo an Access N.I Check

What We Would Like From You:

  • IT experience
  • Experience in providing Dental Health Promotion advice to individuals or small groups

What We Will Offer You:

  • £10.20 per hour with yearly increments
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform if required

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • 30 minute Lunch Break
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 06.04.20

The Next Steps:

If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

Dental Nurse

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