Dental Nurse


Posted 3 weeks ago

Job features

Job category
Hours15 hours
BaseWitham Health Centre, 4 Mayland Road, Witham, CM8 2UX / Community Dental Clinic, Addison House, Hamstel Road, Harlow, CM20 1EP
Salary£25,147 - £27,596
Closing date20/02/2024

Dental Nurse

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 20 February 2024

Job summary

Dental Nurse

Permanent, Part Time

Hours: 15 hours, 2 days per week

Bases: Witham Health Centre, 4 Mayland Road, Witham, CM8 2UX

Community Dental Clinic, Addison House, Hamstel Road, Harlow, CM20 1EP

Salary: £25,147 – £27,596 per annum, pro rata (Actual £10,058.80 – £11,038.40)

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

Community Dental Services CIC are looking for an experienced Dental Nurse who identifies with our values as a Social Enterprise and is passionate about providing care for those most at need.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic Dental Nurses for this 3 day post which is based at our Witham and Harlow clinics, and to support clinics across Essex as required.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will deliver dental treatment and preventative care to patients and clients of Community Dental Services. Essex clinics provide dental care for many groups in the community including patients with additional needs.

You may be required to support other clinics across the county and assist with general anaesthetic, sedation, domiciliary care, screening and epidemiological surveys.


About us

What do we offer?

  • Part time, permanent contract, 15 hours per week
  • Starting salary gross £25,147 per year, pro rata
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, pro rata
  • 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

We recognise the positive value of having a workforce with a variety of lived experiences and that represent the communities we serve. Therefore, we welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

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


Job description

Job responsibilities

For details on main duties and responsibilities, please see attached job description and person specification.


Person Specification

Dental Nurse


  • 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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Community Dental Services CIC


Witham/ Harlow

4 Mayland Road



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