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Job ID: 4106

About the practice

Are you a RVN with an interest in dentistry?

Do you enjoy working in a busy environment? Are you a team focused individual that loves working with others?

If so, we may have the perfect role for you!

This is a fantastic position for a Nurse looking to progress in all aspects of nursing, with a specific focus on Dentistry.

You will help to facilitate the efficient and effective flow of patients through the Dental and theatre suites, whilst ensuring the delivery of exceptional care to patients.

We are looking for a nurse looking with a desire to focus their knowledge on all aspects of Dental and anaesthesia nursing, protocols, and procedures to ensure the highest standard of care is provided.

Within this opportunity, you will see a large and varied first opinion, referral and emergency caseload, working within an exceptional team and developing your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will require teamwork and dedication to the service and its patients.

Get in touch for more information!

Duties and hours

This role is full time, with no OOH and weekends on rota. Part Time applicants will also be considered.

You will be working pre-dominantly within our client’s dental suite. This role will include management of dental suites and equipment, supporting with nurse led dentistry procedures, carrying out oral assessments, scale and polishes alongside dental radiography, dental charting and providing nurse dental clinics for clients and patients.

When not working on dental cases, you will cover all aspects of first opinion surgery and caseloads.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside lead nurses, clinicians, nurses, and PCAs to provide the highest quality of care for all surgical patients.
  • Set up dental and theatre suites for that day.
  • Carry out oral health assessments.
  • Carry out nurse led dental procedures (scale & polish/charting/dental radiography and nurse dental consults.)
  • Monitor and maintain anaesthesia.
  • Maintenance of dentistry kits – up to date kit lists, kit storage maintained, training for new team members.
  • Ensure precise, efficient, and accurate patient handovers are carried out.
  • Accurate record keeping, especially with regard to kennel sheets, anaesthetic sheets and hospitalisation records.
  • Completing maintenance checks on all dental/surgical equipment and follow up on faulty/broken equipment.
  • Maintenance of hygiene in preps dental suite and surgical theatres – completing all daily/monthly infection control checklists.
  • Ensure all safety checklists are complete prior to anaesthesia – anaesthesia machine and patients.
  • Provide in house dental clinics for clients and patients.
  • Train other team members in carrying our dental nurse clinics.
  • Involvement in aiding in research and development within the veterinary sector in multiple disciplines, as well as supported self-clinical progression.
  • Interest in being a clinical coach or mentor.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate would have experience in Dentistry, anaesthesia and theatre practice or have a keen interest to develop within this area.

  • RCVS registered.
  • A confident, caring RVN.
  • Great team player & communicator.
  • High clinical standards & gold standard patient care.
  • All experience levels welcome.
  • Someone who is looking to develop their career with dentistry.

Key benefits:

  • Salary of circa £28,000 per annum.
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave.
  • Relocation package.
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid.
  • External CPD funded.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Staff discount schemes.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Enhanced sickness pay.
  • Enhanced equal family leave.
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Employer contribution pension scheme.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Free annual Flu jab.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

For more information, please contact Laura: or ring/whatsapp/text: 07931 832 106. Alternatively, please see our other vacancies at

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