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Registered Dental Nurse

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Dependant on experience with specialities within the department
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
To provide effective clinical and holistic individualised care to patients and families, ensuring delivery is to the highest standard. Maintaining evidenced based practice, whilst being responsible for updating own knowledge and skills in line with the Trust polices, multidisciplinary team, the GDC (General Dental Council) Developing leadership skills and actively participating in service development.

The applicant will be required to support other specialities within the department such as ENT, Dermatology, Neurology, Renal and vascular and must therefore demonstrate flexibility to cover these areas. Due to operational pressure within the Trust, it may on occasions be necessary for the applicant to support other areas within the Trust.

Main duties of the job

  • To maintain responsibility for updating own knowledge and skills in line with Trust policies and the GDC to support an effective outpatient Nursing service which is responsive and sensitive to patient's needs.
  • To demonstrate good leadership skills, to actively support the Outpatient Nurse Manager/ deputy Team leader in the development of the service, whilst actively promoting the need for change and highlighting departmental achievements.

To assist the Nurse Manager/ Deputy Team Leader with the daily running of the Outpatient Department, deputising as appropriate and liaising with core services, ensuring that issues relating to safe staffing levels and clinic capacity are appropriately escalated in a timely manner

About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification.

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Person Specification

Application Form


  • Registered Dental Nurse
  • Post qualification in Radiology
  • 3 years experience


  • Leadership course
  • Mentorship or equivalent teaching qualification

Application and interview


  • Able to organise and prioritise workload
  • Flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Demonstrate ability to work under pressure


  • Leadership course
  • Mentorship course

Application Form


  • Previous experience of working within an OMF/ENT Outpatient setting
  • Experience/ knowledge of Safeguarding issues


  • Prior experience of working within an Acute setting

Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Alexandra NHS Trust

Hamstel Road


CM20 1QS

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