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Specialist Dental Nurse

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Oral and Maxillofacial service at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust provides excellent routine and specialist clinical dental services for the South West. We are committed to delivering exceptional patient care and investing in the development of our staff.

Our team cover a geographical area including Taunton, North Petherton and Exeter to support Maxillofacial, Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics.

We are recruiting due to staff development and promotion-as a service we pride ourselves on colleague development and succession planning.

The successful candidate will assist with the day to day running of the services so that high quality, efficient patient care is delivered at all times, whilst ensuring compliance is maintained to a gold standard.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking candidates who are experienced and hardworking. The successful candidate should be a qualified Registered Dental Nurse and will possess excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

This interesting and varied role involves a range of clinical and admin duties.

Continued Professional Development will be supported for you in this role and to meet your enhanced GDC/CPD requirements.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression, and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full list of duties.

We welcome informal discussions prior to your application or to arrange a visit to the department, please contact us on 01823 343175

Person Specification

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • GDC Registration
  • Dental Radiography Qualification
  • UK driving licence with ability and willingness to travel throughout the Trust sites
  • Evidence of a good standard of Literacy / English language skills

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Musgrove Park Hospital

Parkfield Drive



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