Specialist Dental Nurse
Community Dental Services CIC
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Specialist Dental Nurse -HMP Hollesley Bay / HMP Warren Hill
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 5 days
Bases: HMP Hollesley Bay / HMP Warren Hill
Salary: £28,407 - £34,581 per annum
Do you want to make a difference? If so why not consider a career with an award winning dentally led social enterprise?
Community Dental Services CIC is an award winning employee owned, social enterprise that delivers high quality, specialist community dental services across east and central England.
We are looking for an experienced Specialist Dental Nurse to support the dental team in the provision of dental care, primarily at HMP Hollesley Bay and HMP Warren Hill.
Main duties of the job
Your main responsibility will be to provide clinical support in a wide range of treatments for a male adult client base and assisting the team with all other aspects of running an efficient service for our patients within the prison service.
The postholder will undertake the clinical lead of dental nurses, including training and supervision, within the prison environment. As an official keyholder, you will be required to carry out high level training to each of the dental team and you will be solely responsible for the dental department being locked and secure at all times.
A degree level qualification together with an NEBDN Certificate in Special Care Dental Nursing* and Oral Health Education Certificate* are essential for this role.
You will require initiative and strong interpersonal and communication skills to enjoy working with this specialist community and to ensure seamless care to patients.
Excellent IT and organisational skills are also an advantage to these positions and candidates should be proficient with Outlook, Word, Excel, and should have competent keyboard skills, knowledge of a dental software package would be an advantage, though training will be given to the successful candidates.
The post holder's bases will be HMP Hollesley Bay and HMP Warren Hill. However, on occasion you may be expected to provide support at other HMP locations, therefore, car users are desirable.
* Or able to achieve the qualification within the first two years of employment.
What do we offer?
- 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
- Access to Corporate Pension Scheme
- Funded internal and external mandatory training to enable you to maintain your CPD.
- Support with training for your wider professional development.
- Paid indemnity.
- Uniforms provided.
- Receive a funded share in the Company and have a say in how CDS is run at all levels.
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post please contact Jacci Plant, Prisons Operations Manager, email@example.com, mobile 07788190538
Enhanced DBS and the ability to meet Ministry of Justice clearance will be required.
Please ensure that you read the Job Description, which also includes the person specification, before applying.
For details on main duties and responsibilities, please see attached job description and person specification.
Specialist Dental Nurse
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).