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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/04/2021.

Dental Nurse

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-171-21

Employer:
(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Dental Services
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£19,737 to £21,142 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Are you interested in developing your skills?

Leeds Community Dental Service are a citywide service. We offer a wide range of dental services in hospital, prison and community settings. The Community Dental Service provides NHS dental care for children and adults who have dental treatment needs which cannot be met in a general dental practice. The majority of our patients have physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairment or more often a combination of these factors.

Two post's have arisen for well-motivated dental nurse's to join the dental service. We are looking for full time or part time. As a team we are committed to providing a service of high quality dental care to the community we serve. These position are fixed term contract's for up to 1 year working from any of our locations across Leeds, so must be willing to travel.

You will be required to work flexibly within this team, supporting clinicians in a range of work activities appropriate to a qualified Dental Nurse. You may also be asked to carry out other duties, as may reasonably be required, by the Clinical Lead or Head of Service for Community Dental Service.

As an experienced Dental Nurse you will hold a National Certificate for Dental Nursing and be registered with the GDC

Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.


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.



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