We are looking for a Dental Associate to join our Clients’ rapidly growing team at their Dental Practice in Wellingborough

Purpose of the job

Carry out dental treatment in line with the current theory and practice and in accordance with the GDC’s ethical guidance under reasonable directions from the Principal and perform such other tasks, as the Principle shall reasonably request.

Responsible to

The principal of the practice, practice supervisor, and practice manager.

Responsible for

Patients and Dental Nurses.

Employment duties
  • Carry out dental treatment in line with current theory and practice
  • Maintain standards of sterilisation and cross infection control in line with current theory and practice
  • Promote, establish and maintain productive working relationships with all members of the dental team in order to provide high standards of care and service to the patients in line with the practice policies and procedures
  • Liaise with the principal on all matters concerning administration, pay and service condition
  • Be prepared to work shifts and additional hours (including lunch break) during the working week, weekends and evenings where required in the best interests of the practice and patients
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work
Key tasks
  • Offer dental treatment to the patients in line with the dentist’s skill, experience and the GDC’s ‘Scope of Practice’ including:
  • Carry out diagnosis and treatment planning in line with current thinking and practice
  • Prepare, prescribe and provide comprehensive treatment plans, orthodontic treatment, and fixed and removable prostheses
  • Carry out periodontal surgery

Prescribe and provide crowns, bridges, veneers and cosmetic dentistry

  • Carry out treatment on patients who are under general anaesthesia
  • Refer to a suitable practitioner if the treatment is outside of your sphere of knowledge and/or experience
  • Recognise where supervision is necessary and ensure that appropriate difficult professional or clinical issues are referred directly to the principal
  • Ensure that high standards of dentistry, cross infection prevention and control and patient safety are demonstrated in all work
  • Take part in the emergency rota as directed
  • Obtain consent from patients before starting treatment, in line with the current guidelines
  • Ensure that all clinical dental notes are comprehensive and complete and are available for inspection at the premises at any time
  • Keep up to date with and practice in line with current NHS (where appropriate) and GDC regulations as well as with the guidance from the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners

Keep confidential all patient, business and practice information.

The ideal staff member must be self motivated and a real people person.

* Self motivated * Well Presented * Great Communicator * Driven individual *

If you’re the Dental Associate that we’re looking for in Wellingborough, then call us at 01858 791333.

About Us

Zoop Recruitment are an independent Recruitment Specialist based in the East Midlands, and we pride ourselves into providing the highest quality of staff. If this job role doesn’t quite suit your requirements, please get in touch to see what other opportunities we have available or visit our website: www.zooprecruitment.co.uk

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