Band 3 Civilian Dental Nurse

Location
Fareham, Hampshire
Salary
£16,271 – £19,268 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
10 May 2017
Field of practice
Dental nursing
Sector
Armed forces
Grade
Band 3

Band 3 Civilian Dental Nurse

Location: HMS Collingwood

Reference Number: 1535251

Salary: £16,271 – £19,268 per annum.  Appointment above the minimum may be awarded, dependent on experience. 

The Defence Dental Services (DDS) are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Band 3 Civilian Dental Nurse to join the dental team at HMS COLLINGWOOD.

The successful candidate will provide clinical care and administrative support within the Dental Centre to all entitled patients, as part of a team within the 4 surgery practice.  The chosen nurse will be responsible to the Senior Dental Officer via the Practice Manager for their duties, which may include participation in an on-call rota.

The successful candidate’s primary task will be to provide clinical support; including chair side assistance whilst working to the direction of a Dental Surgeon or Dental Therapist to maintain and prepare the surgery, process the instruments in the central sterilisation suite and maintain stores and equipment. The highest levels of Infection Prevention Control (IPC) are required, in line with current mandated standards. There will also be the requirement to undertake administrative tasks and occasional reception duties. 

Occasional work at other establishments within one hour of travel may be required, so a full UK driving licence is desirable.

Our selected candidate must be prepared to maintain their professional indemnity and be pro-active in their engagement with Continued Professional Development. The nurse must be currently registered with the GDC and meet all GDC Standards for the Dental Team.

Please note that you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hep B if found successful.

For further information please refer to the Civil Service Jobs website (https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk).

Closing date: 10 May 2017