Are you a passionate, dedicated dental nurse looking for work in a unique environment? CRG Defence is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated GDC registered Dental Nurse to work for the MoD in Catterick
What you’ll be doing
Providing clinical and administrative support to the Dental Officer to enable maintenance of the surgery. This includes preparation/sterilisation of all instruments before and after patients, reception duties, document handling, operating the dental computing system, processing radiographs, shared maintenance tasks and working in the central sterilisation area when in place.
Carrying out preventive cross infection procedures including sterilisation of instruments and materials in compliance with current legislation and best practice.
Ensuring that not less than 6.5 hours per day in 2 sessions are set aside for appointed patients
Accountable to the Senior Dental Officer through their line management.
Complying with all Health and Safety Policy directives and legislation.
Adhere to local stock control procedures when removing items of stock from the storeroom.
Managing the patient appointment system.
What CRG Defence can offer you?
Earn up to £200 per referral via our Refer a Friend Scheme**
Support with Revalidation
Immediate work available with the choice of long and short term assignments available
£50 signing up bonus if you have previous MoD experience
Assistance with travel and accommodation*
Competitive pay rates
Free mandatory training
*Terms and conditions apply
What you will need:
You must have the right to work in the UK.
Fully registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) without restrictions and valid medical indemnity insurance
To have completed GDC highly recommended Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including basic life support, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, infection control, and adequate radiological protection knowledge.
To be trained and current in emergency and resuscitation procedures and have practised and tested these procedures at least annually (in accordance with JSP 950 Leaflet 4-6-1 DMS CPR Standards and Training.
Must have undertaken the additional health clearance checks for clinicians required to perform Exposure Prone Procedures (in accordance with the Department of Health policy entitled “Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV: New Healthcare Workers”).
About CRG Defence:
CRG Defence supplies the MoD with personnel, both in the UK and overseas. It covers 67 grades of healthcare professionals, including Nurses, GPs and Doctors, AHPs, HSS staff and Social Workers. The majority of the CRG registered staff have Military Medical Centre experience and are DMICP (Defence Medical Information Capability Programme) literate. This makes CRG Defence one of the largest locum agencies supplying all grades of health and dental staff to the Armed Forces (RAF, Army and Navy).
Please email your CV to us at or call 02380 987 619. You can also apply online on our website, www.crg.uk.com/medical-staffing/. Not the job for you? We have various temporary and permanent CRG Defence roles across the country. Visit our website www.crg.uk.com/medical-staffing/ to find a job to suit you.
**Terms and conditions apply, see http://www.crg.uk.com/medical-staffing/refer-a-friend/terms-and-conditions/ for more details.
CRG is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability. This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. CRG operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavor to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.