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Dental Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
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Community Sites
East Sussex
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
26/03/2018 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.



Are you looking for a different and exciting challenge? The East Sussex Community Dental Service is looking for a flexible and enthusiastic Dental Nurse to join their dedicated team.  

Our community dental team are based at several sites across East Sussex, St Leonards on Sea, Uckfield, Seaford & Eastbourne.

We are looking for a full time dental nurse with the ability to travel independently to all four sites, on a regular basis and sometimes at short notice.

Applicants must be GDC registered and have at least 2 years post qualification experience in special care or general dentistry.

The successful applicant will need to work flexibly across all sites.

In this exciting and vital role you will provide dental nurse support to the dental team providing care for special needs patients of all ages. Experience of working with this client group is desirable but not essential.

You will need to work at different clinics across East Sussex, as required by the service.                                              

Car owner (or access to a car) and current driving licence are essential

This post is subject to an Enhanced CRB check.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For and informal discussion or further information please contact: Jo Scott

01323 444161

If you have problems applying, contact

01424 755255 ext 2111