Dental Decontamination Technician


Posted 3 weeks ago

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BaseDental Care Centre, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NT
Closing date17/06/2024

Dental Decontamination Technician

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 17 June 2024

Job summary

Dental Decontamination Technician, Permanent, Full time

Hours: 37.5 Hours, 5 days per week

Base: Dental Care Centre, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NT

Salary: £22,383 per annum

Do you want to make a difference? If so, why not consider a career with an award winning dentally led social enterprise?

If your answer is ‘yes’ and you see yourself as a caring, compassionate, flexible and approachable person where you will be appreciated by patients and the team, then this is the place for you.


Main duties of the job

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a Dental Decontamination Technician to work at our Dental Care Centre, a busy, multi surgery clinic in Bedford, close to the town centre. You will be part of a large clinical and administrative team.

Community Dental Service (CDS), carries out a wide range of dental diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using a wide variety of instruments and equipment. It has upgraded its facilities to ensure compliance with HTM01-05 ‘Decontamination in Primary Care Dental Practices’ allowing for highly efficient services in modern, user friendly environments.

As part of the Decontamination Team across the county, you will assist in ensuring the departments run smoothly by decontaminating and maintaining the dental instruments and equipment within the Service.

The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination of the service, together with ensuring the environment is kept clean, safe and comfortable. There will also be the requirement toundertake administrative duties within the clinic as required.

The post holder will be expected to provide support at other clinics when necessary, therefore car users are desirable.


About us

What do we offer?

  • Full time, permanent contract, 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary gross £22,383 per year
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Access to Corporate Pension Scheme
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Funded internal and external mandatory training to enable you to maintain your CPD.
  • Support with training for your wider professional development.
  • Uniforms provided.
  • Become a shareholder and have a say in how our organisation is run at all levels.
  • Opportunity to play a key part in local social care initiatives.

Please ensure that you read the Job Description, which also includes the person specification, before applying.


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for further information on duties and responsibilities.


Person Specification

Dental Receptionist and Decontamination Support Worker


  • Please see attached Person Specification within the Job Description

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Community Dental Services CIC


Dental Care Centre, Bedford Health Village

3 Kimbolton Road


MK40 2NT

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