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Dental Nurse

Job Reference: 449-DEA158

Solent NHS Trust
Special Care Dental Service
Andover & Basingstoke
£22,549 - £24,882 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Solent NHS Trust Special Care Dental Service is looking to recruit two enthusiastic, self-motivated dental nurses to work full time (5 days 37.5 hours per week) within the Special Care Dental Service at our Andover and Basingstoke Dental Clinics. This post will also include covering our Aldershot Dental clinic when needed. Covering other areas of the service may be required also.

The successful candidates will be providing support for the dentist and working with the wider team to provide an efficient service for our special care patients, including conscious sedation, domiciliary and general anesthesia.

The successful candidate will be required to be confident, able to work under pressure and the ability to communicate effectively, delivering care with dignity and respect in a kind and compassionate manner. Conscious Sedation qualification would be desirable.

Applicants must have the NVQ or Equivalent in Dental Nursing and be registered with the GDC. It is important that applicants are able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent IT and organisational skills are also an advantage and candidates should be proficient with Outlook 365, Word, Excel, should have competent keyboard skills, and knowledge of a dental software package would be an advantage. Applicants should be flexible and may be required to travel over a wide area of Hampshire.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Haines - Practice Manager on 07827992704


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

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