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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/03/2021.

Bank Dental Nurse

Job Reference: J11-A-21-30197

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Band 4

Stockport Foundation Trust – Bank Dental Nurse


Job Title and Grade: Bank Dental Nurse – DN00 – Band 4

Location/Trust: Outpatients B Department, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove, Sk2 7JE

Pay Rates (hourly):  Days: £11.20 Saturdays/Nights: £14.55 Sundays/Bank Hols: £17.97


The Role:


Are you an experienced Registered Dental Nurse who would like to be part of providing better lives for the service users, working in a fast-paced Outpatients Department?

If you answered yes, then we would love to hear from you as we are looking for Registered Dental Nurses to pick up regular bank shifts within Outpatients B at Stepping Hill Hospital.

The post holder is required to work within the Outpatient B Care Setting as a Registered Dental Nurse; working within Maxillofacial/ Orthodontics’ and treatment areas including theatres to ensure the provision of a quality service. The post holder must be able to work flexibly as dictated by the service demand.

Main Duties, Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Trust and local procedures and policies are reviewed and upheld.
  • To carry our clerical tasks as required within the role such as orthodontic model boxes and uploading patient photographs onto dolphin.
  • To carry our any tasks required to maintain the safety, cleanliness and tidiness of the department. Reporting any safety issues to the appropriate team.
  • To carry out duties as required and be able to work independently within the dental departments and theatre areas.
  • To work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team providing specialist practical skills and theoretical knowledge across a wide range of Orthodontic and Maxillofacial procedures in accordance with the British Dental Association (BDA) and British Orthodontic Society (BOS) recommendations.
  • To uphold the Trust’s dignity and respect standards.
  • To comply with all departmental standards and ensure they are monitored and upheld.
  • To be accountable within realms of dental nurse registration and ensuring you complete all of the relevant continuing professional development (CPD) in line with the GDC recommendations.
  • To maintain accurate and timely documentation, observing any confidentiality or data protection policies.
  • To have excellent communication skills with patients, careers, support services and clinical colleagues dealing with exposure to highly distressing or emotional circumstances.
  • To inform the relevant nursing managers of any untoward incident/accident and ensure that appropriate investigation, corrective action and documentation take place.
  • Rotation within the Maxillofacial Department which includes Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Theatre and Consultant Led Nurse-Led Clinics.
  • Consultant Led Nurse-Led Clinics including taking alginate impressions, taking clinical photographs and consent from patients and providing Oral Health advice.
  • Ensuring you attend the departmental meetings to keep up with changes in the department especially for COVID-19 updates.


Stockport are passionate, patient focused, positive individuals, who are committed to working together to help people live well, striving to give their people a great work experience where they feel supported and valued.


In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –


  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Who are NHS Professionals?


NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS. 

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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