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Full Time
£21,089 - £23,761 / year
NHS Band 4/5

Job Description

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust values your application and we are committed to making your recruitment experience as enjoyable as possible. If you hold a clinical professional registration, you may be contacted by the Recruitment Team following your interview as we would like to use your application for other suitable roles in various locations across the Trust.

Post 1: Shrewsbury; Special Care; 5 days (37.5 hours) per week; Monday - Friday

Post 2: Craven Arms; General Dental Practice; 3 days per weeks; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (22.5hrs)

The Community Dental Service is looking to recruit qualified and GDC registered Dental Nurses to join our current team.

We are seeking a caring, enthusiastic and adaptable Dental Nurses to join us:


The special care dental team at Shrewsbury are looking for a dedicated Dental Nurse, to join their team. The role will include clinical sessions dealing with patients with additional needs, domiciliary care, Conscious Sedation and General Anaesthetics at RSH/PRH/RJAH Theatres. The successful candidate may be required to work at other locations from time to time.

What we will offer the successful candidate.

  • Sedation training with SAAD (or similar)

  • Enhanced clinical induction; to include experiencing all aspects of our clinical practice.

  • One to one training and support.

  • Clinical Supervision and support with Enhanced CPD required by GDC.

Mandatory Training package to include: Immediate Life Support Training, Infection Control, Information Governance, Manual Handling & others.


Craven Arms Dental is situated in scenic South Shropshire; it is a one surgery practice providing general dental practice to the local community. Our team require an experienced dental nurse Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to complete their team. The successful candidate may be required to work at other locations from time to time.

The successful applicants will have excellent clinical and communication skills and be committed to team working. You will also have some administrative and clerical duties within the department, and will be responsible for ensuring that dental care is provided safely and to a high standard. Dental Nurses have responsibilities for the decontamination process in line with HTM01-05 guidelines.

We provide special care dentistry across three sites, for adults and children in a variety of settings including:

  • Community dental clinics; Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Dawley,

  • Domiciliary visits

  • Hospitals (General Anaesthetic),

    Community Dental Service also provides;

  • Emergency Dental Service; Shrewsbury & Oswestry.

  • General practice dentistry across two sites (Market Drayton & Craven Arms)

Community Dental Service offers an out of hours emergency dental service (OOHEDS) within Shropshire and dental nurses take part in evening on-call alongside a dentist on a rotational basis. OOHEDS weekend sessions are currently offered at two sites.

Applicants will be required to meet the travel commitments of the post.

*** Important information regarding DBS checks *** If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, you are required to pay the fee for the DBS check which is £50.00 for an Enhanced check and £30.00 for a Standard check

The Trust supports a no smoking policy.

Childcare voucher schemes and subsidised childcare support is available to parents.

Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised.

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.

UK Registration

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