Fantastic part time Hygienist role in our Brilliant Belfast practice!

16 Jul 2021
15 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Salaried Permanent
Full time
Practice Type
Mixed (NHS/Private)

Fantastic opportunity for a hygienist to join our brilliant team in Dundonald. 

Looking for 8 hours per week, with the view to increase in the future! 

Salary £37,600 pro rata

Key tasks

- Work with the dentist/s of the practice to improve and maintain the oral health of the patients

- Follow practice procedures for infection prevention and control

- Actively develop good lines of communication with the dentist/s to ensure the best treatment of the patients

- Offer treatment to patients only with a written prescription from one of the dentists

- Plan the delivery of a patient’s care

- Work with the principal to develop the practice and implement the business plan

- Maintain accurate clinical records

- Provide treatment for patients in line with the practice schedule and appointment system

- Maintain a high level of patient care

- Attend practice meetings and training sessions when requested to do so

- Keep up to date with health and safety requirements

- Assist in other areas of the practice, including administration if required to do so

Perform the following clinical procedures:

- Carry out intra and extra oral assessment

- Carry out scaling and polishing - Apply fluoride and fissure sealants - Take dental radiographs - Carry out direct restorations on permanent and primary teeth

- Carry out pulpotomies on primary teeth

- Place pre-formed crowns on primary teeth

- Use all materials except cast or pinned placements

- Extract primary teeth under local infiltration analgesia

- Provide dental health education

Upon completion of appropriate training:

- Administer inhalation sedation

- Administer Inferior Dental Nerve Block analgesia (under dentist’s supervision)

- Vary the detail of a prescription but not the direction of a prescription

- Prescribe radiographs

- Perform temporary emergency replacements of fillings and crowns

- Take impressions

- Treat patients under conscious sedation, only while dentist is in the surgery

- Carry out tooth whitening to the prescription of a dentist

- Remove sutures after the wound has been checked by a dentist

- Attend all practice meetings as;

Preferred Skills and Experience:

· Previous experience in similar roles will be preferred

· Fluency in English language will be preferred

· GDC Registration preferred


Apply today!