Senior Dental Nurse


Posted 2 weeks ago

Job features

Job category
Hours30 (4 Days)
BaseLondon Road Health Centre / Queens Park Health Centre
Salary£28,407 - £34,581
Closing date27/05/2024

Senior Dental Nurse

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 27 May 2024

Job summary

Senior Dental Nurse 12 Months Fixed Term Part time

Salary: £28,407 – £34,581 per annum pro rata Actual (£22,725.60 – £27,664.80)

Base: London Road Health Centre, Queens Park Health Centre

Hours: 30 hours, 4 days per week

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

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Senior Dental Nurse to run the dental clinics in the Bedford Patch, which includes London Road Health Centre and Queens Park Health Centre.


Main duties of the job

As Senior Dental Nurse you will take the clinical and managerial lead of dental nurses and reception teams including rostering, recruitment, training and development reviews. You will undertake dental nursing and reception duties within your job role.

You will need good organisational skills, plenty of common sense and good oral and written communication skills. Certificates in Dental Radiography and Conscious Sedation would be an advantage.

Community Dental Services provides NHS dental care.

The post holder will be expected to visit clinics to provide the necessary support; therefore, access to a car is essential.


About us

What do we offer?

  • 27 days holiday pro rata 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.

If you would like any more information, please contact Sue Copperwheat, Operations Manager 07879481739


Job description

Job responsibilities

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


Person Specification

Senior Dental Nurse


  • Please see attached job description and person specification

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


London Road and Queens Park


MK42 0NT

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