Dental Nurse

Job Description

Join Our Highly Skilled and Supportive Dental Team - Dental Nurse Position Available


Are you a dedicated and compassionate dental nurse seeking a rewarding opportunity? Look no further! Bexleyheath Dental Practice & The Sandford Dental Implant & cosmetic centre, a reputable private and NHS dental clinic, is currently seeking a Dental Nurse to join our close-knit team. We warmly welcome both experienced dental nurses and newly qualified individuals who are eager to grow in their career. Join us in providing exceptional dental care within a supportive and collaborative environment.


Position: Dental Nurse

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Bexleyheath, Kent


Job Description:

As a Dental Nurse with our Dental Practice, you will play a vital role in supporting our dentists and ensuring the smooth operation of our practice. Your primary responsibilities will include:


Assisting Dentists:


  • Prepare treatment rooms and instruments for dental procedures.
  • Assist dentists during various dental treatments and procedures.
  • Provide chairside support, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
  • Handle dental materials and equipment in accordance with infection control protocols.
  • Maintain accurate records of patient treatments and update patient charts.


Patient Care and Support:


  • Welcome and reassure patients, addressing any concerns or questions.
  • Take and develop dental radiographs (X-rays) as directed by dentists.
  • Perform basic laboratory tasks, such as preparing dental impressions and models.
  • Provide post-operative instructions to patients and schedule follow-up appointments.
  • Maintain a clean and organized dental environment for efficient workflow.


Administrative Tasks:


  • Assist with reception duties, including appointment scheduling and record management.
  • Manage inventory and order dental supplies as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and practice policies.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and hygienic working environment.

Qualifications and Skills:

To excel in this role, we are seeking candidates with the following qualifications and skills:


  • Dental Nurse qualification and registration with the General Dental Council (GDC).
  • Knowledge of dental procedures and treatments.
  • Proficiency in dental radiography techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.


Our Practice:

At Bexleyheath Dental Practice & The Sandford Dental Implant & cosmetic centre, we are committed to providing outstanding dental care in a modern and well-equipped facility. Here's what you can expect:


State-of-the-art Facility: Our practice features up-to-date equipment and technologies to deliver high-quality care.

Supportive Environment: Join a dedicated team of professionals who value collaboration, open communication, and mutual support.

Professional Development: We offer opportunities for continuous learning and growth through training programs and CPD activities.

Positive Reputation: Our practice has received excellent patient reviews, reflecting our commitment to exceptional customer service.

We are seeking exceptional individuals to join our team:


  • Motivated and Ambitious Dental Nurses: We welcome dental nurses who are driven, motivated, and dedicated to their profession.
  • Team Players: We value individuals who thrive in a collaborative setting, where teamwork and communication are highly valued.
  • Newly Qualified Dental Nurses: We give serious consideration to newly qualified dental nurses, providing a supportive environment for your professional development.

If you are passionate about dental nursing and eager to contribute to our ongoing success, we invite you to seize this exciting opportunity. Apply now and take the first step toward shaping the future of dental care.


Note: We appreciate all applications, but please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. This position requires in-person attendance, and remote work options are not available.