Dental Nurse Roles

(NEBDN) National Diploma in Dental Nursing or NVQ L3 Dental Nursing or equivalent

Whether you are an experienced Dental Nurse looking for a new opportunity, in a new setting, or you’ve just qualified and are starting out on your career path, we can help you find the dental jobs that are right for you.

We work with various Dental healthcare providers across the Northwest Region and supply temporary and permanent staff into the following dental jobs;

  • Dental Nurse
  • Dental Technicians
  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienist

All candidates are fully screened to NHS employment standards and we provide quality jobs for dental healthcare professionals that suit their specific level of training, qualifications and experience.

Setting up your individual profile with us is quick, easy, and stress free. Once you have completed your registration with us, we will concentrate on finding you the best roles.

You can upload your CV, browse our wide range of dental jobs, and we’ll send you regular alert emails if you opt-in to our free subscribers list.

General Dental Nursing;
The Dentist role is to prevent and treat problems affecting the mouth and teeth, deal with injuries and correct dental issues. Temporary Locum work is available in dentistry as a general dental practitioner you will work as a self-employed contractor providing dental care to the general public. You could provide services under the NHS, privately or both.

As a self-employed contractor, you’ll have the freedom to arrange your own working hours, to suit you. This includes evenings and weekends. Temporary and Permanent job opportunities are available throughout the Country to both rural and urban areas.

You must have an approved degree in dentistry to practise as a dentist in the UK and be registered with the General Dental Council who regulates the industry.

Job Description
You'll typically lead a team of dental nurses, hygienists, therapists and technicians, and treat a range of patients from children to the elderly.

  • When treating patients you'll be required to wear a tunic, surgical gloves and safety glasses for protection and to reduce the risk of cross-infection.
  • Eye strain and neck and back fatigue can be caused by the job. You may experience high stress levels when handling patients' pain and anxiety or as a result of working within strict time schedules. However, the role can also be very rewarding when you see patient satisfaction.
  • Manual dexterity and technical dental skills, plus the ability to maintain intense concentration for prolonged periods.
  • The ability to build relationships with patients and colleagues.
  • A high level of communication and interpersonal skills for interaction with patients of all ages and backgrounds.
  • An interest in the welfare of others and a sympathetic manner, particularly to deal with patients' fears.
  • Good administrative and managerial abilities to run a dental practice.
  • Information technology skills, due to the increasing use of computers for keeping records and accounts, and for digital imaging of radiographs and intra-oral photography.
  • Good understanding of Information Governance and Data Protection.


  • Chair side assistance
  • Changing needles
  • Sterilization and Preparation of all Dental Equipment
  • Mixing Alginate

To have a good knowledge of claiming NHS Dental Treatment fees is advantageous and some Dental Reception duties will also be required.

If this is the type of work you are looking for, please give us a call to discuss your availability.

*Aspire Locums is a specialist Medical Recruitment Agency supplying qualified and experienced Medical and Healthcare Professionals to NHS and Private Healthcare Organisations.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit) Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorships to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency

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Aspire Locums
33 Lauriston Road
L4 9TP
Tel: 0870 803 3091
Fax: 0870 803 3092
Local: 0151 909 3556


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