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Dental Nurse

Smart Dental Care
Newry, Mourne & Down
Competitive salary dependant on experience
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Independent Dental Practice
Job Type
Contract Type
Salaried Permanent
Full time
Practice Type
Mixed (NHS/Private)

Job Details

Want to make a difference in Dental Nursing? Are you passionate about dentistry and patient care? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our thriving practice - we are seeking a talented and caring Qualified Dental Nurse to help us deliver amazing dental care to thousands of patients.

The Practice

Located in the heart of Newry, our practice has recently undergone a modernisation, boasting six state-of-the-art surgeries. At our newly refurbished practice, you will have access to the latest digital equipment, including the Trios 3 Intra-Oral and OPG Scanner.

The Opportunity

As a Qualified Dental Nurse, you will join our team on a Full-Time basis. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist our skilled dental professionals during a variety of dental procedures, ensuring patient comfort and safety at all times
  • Take pride in maintaining a clean and sterile environment
  • Provide chair-side support and anticipate the needs of our dentists and hygienists to ensure smooth and efficient patient flow
  • Educate patients on proper oral hygiene techniques and post-treatment care to promote optimal dental health
  • Utilise your exceptional communication skills to build rapport with patients and alleviate any concerns they may have

Requirements and skills:

  • Have substantial experience working as a Dental Nurse and have the relevant certifications and registrations
  • Be a compassionate and caring individual dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Excellent organizational skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong teamwork abilities and a positive attitude towards collaboration
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of a busy dental practice

What can we offer you? 

As our Qualified Dental Nurse, we can provide you with a structured career pathway with training and development. Benefits include:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • The opportunity to increase your pay through training and development with responsibility
  • Help us, help you! Take advantage of our referral scheme
  • Opportunity to take on enhanced duties within the practice. ie. stock controller Decontamination Lead, Practice Lead etc
  • Opportunity to work with Specialist Dentists in orthodontics, faster braces, oral surgery, implants
  • Modern computerised surgeries
  • Dental Nurse uniform provided
  • Annual appraisals
  • Fully Funded Practice Manager Training scheme for chosen candidates

How to apply 

If you're ready to take the next step in your dental nursing career and join a practice that values excellence and compassion, we want to hear from you! Click the 'apply' button to submit your CV and start your application. 

Don't forget to visit our Careers page to explore our other opportunities and find out more about us 

Please note that we recruit on a rolling basis, meaning that your application will most likely be reviewed before the application deadline. We will continue to accept applications until we have successfully filled the role. 


Are you an experienced Associate who is tired of being an NHS machine? Or you might be a new dentist looking for your first position? Smart is not a corporate – we are a successful family owned clinically led dental organisation, that could just be the place you have been looking for!

With over 40 successful practices across Northwest England, Smart is proud to offer its Associates access to high quality training in Restorative Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Removable Orthodontics as well as mentoring support on private and NHS dentistry by our Clinical Directors. Your development is our passion - we will help you to become the Dentist you want to be! 

Company info
Unit 5
Longstone Road
M22 5LB

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