Dental Nurse | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £26,405 - £28,976 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 July 2024
Location: Bracknell, RG12 1LH
Company: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6416148/371-CHS513-B

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Interview date 11 July



Hours–37.5hrs per weekworking5days from 08.30 -17.00 betweenMonday - Friday

Salary - £26,405- £28,976incHigh CostArea allowancedepending on experience.

Base –Skimped HillDental Clinicin Bracknell

Berkshire Community Dental Serviceis looking to recruit afulltimedentalnurse,working5days a week, based atSkimped Hillin Bracknell.

The nurse willjoin an enthusiastic and skilled workforce witha great teamspirit. The servicehas 7 clinics ranging fromThatchamto Langley and over 45members of staff. The service treats patients withadditionalneeds including children, people with learning and physical disabilities and the elderly.

You will be basedatSkimped Hill in Bracknellbutwillalso work at other clinics and in the domiciliary setting. It is therefore essential that you can drive, have a UK driving licence and a car for travel between clinics and hospitals.

There are excellent opportunities for gaining experience in treating patients under sedation and general anaesthetic.The service has hoistsand a wheelchair tipper/bariatric bench.Professional development and trainingareencouraged. Annual leave is 5-6 weeks pro rata depending on experience.

This service is provided both on weekdays,weekendsand bank holidays.  

• You will work in a multi-surgery clinic, having support from other colleagues.

• You willassistin the provision ofdental care for children withhigh levelsof dental diseaseand children and adults withadditionalneeds.

• You will have the opportunity to provide care in the domiciliary setting.

• You willassistin the provision of care forpatients under inhalation sedation.

• Youwillassist ongeneralanestheticsessions.

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you’ll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
• Caring for and about you is our top priority
• Committed to providing good quality, safe services
• Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
• Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
• 27 days’ annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
• Generous NHS pension scheme
• Excellent learning and career development opportunities
• ‘Cycle to Work’ and car leasing scheme
• Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
• Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
• Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality
• Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave.
• Free parking across Trust sites

The  “must haves” for you to be considered for this role: 

• GDCRegistration.

• National Certificate for Dental Nurses or NVQ Level 3 in Oral Healthcare.

• Have a car and driving licence.

• Good communicationskills.

• A team player.

• Experience with dental software and general IT skills.

• Ability to work outside normal working hours (8.30 – 17.00) given sufficient notice.

For further information about the role, please see attached job description and person specification.We strongly encourage you to review how you meet the criteria in the person specification and write about this point-by-point in your supporting statement for the best chance of being shortlisted. For further application tips – see the help with your application document attached once you click apply.

If you’re someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, you belong at Berkshire Healthcare!

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

This advert closes on Friday 5 Jul 2024

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