Vacancies

Career opportunities at Spedding Dental.

Become part of an award winning team

We are passionate about delivering high-quality dental care to our patients. If you feel that you have the drive and potential to join us we’d love to hear from you. You will need to make a commitment to your dental education, to learn new skills at the highest level, as well as being a dedicated team player. 

We offer our staff a friendly and supportive working environment, excellent rates of pay and opportunities to train within every dental speciality. As well as delivering high-quality general dentistry, we are also a referral clinic for practices in Cumbria and the south of Scotland. Our specialist and advanced services include dental implants, orthodontics, oral surgery and endodontics. 

You can see available positions within Spedding Dental below alongside a contact form to contact us with your CV attached.

Joining the team

Join an energetic team who is dedicated to providing ‘award-winning’ professional dental services to the local community.

Training opportunities

We are passionate about delivering high-quality dental care and regularly commit too Continued Professional Development.

Specialist Services

We are also a referral Clinic for Practices in Cumbria. Our specialist services include an Implants, Orthodontics and Endodontics.

Current Available Positions

Qualified Dental Nurse

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a fully trained, qualified and experienced dental nurse with a professional but sympathetic manner. Candidate should be well presented, enthusiastic, punctual and be keen to undertake further training in additional skills.

Position: Part-time/Full time.

Hours: 8.15am – 5.30pm. Monday to Friday.

GDC Registration required.

Successful candidates will be responsible for providing a high standard of service to patients in the following:-

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to reassure patients and create a friendly atmosphere in the dental clinic.
  • Assisting dentists and other dental care professionals in the practice.
  • Careful sterilising of dental instruments to ensure sterile conditions.
  • Ensuring that the Practice Health & Safety policy is adhered to.
  • Taking accurate notes from dentists dictation for a patient record.
  • Explaining to patients what their treatment entails.
  • Experience on reception, welcoming patients, booking in then directing them to the waiting room.
  • Making appointments and taking payments.
  • Supervising trainee dental nurses.
  • Carry out digital radiography and CT scanning.
  • Assisting the Hygienist & Therapist.
  • Preparing the surgery for dental treatment.
  • Using dental software package to input future appointments.

An excellent package of pay and benefits will be negotiated with the successful candidate. References will be required.

Job Type: Full Time or Part-Time

Closing date: 18th September 2020.


Decontamination Nurse

We are looking for an organised, motivated individual to work alongside the dental team to manage the daily running of our dedicated Decontamination Room.

Position: Full time (4 days min per week to inc a Monday & Friday).

Hours: 8.15am – 5.30pm.

No experience necessary as full training will be given.

The ideal applicant should be self-motivated, exceptionally organised, punctual, be able to work unsupervised, and have excellent communication skills.

Duties will include:

  • Cleaning & preparing dental instruments in accordance with practice procedures and healthcare guidelines on Infection Prevention & Control.
  • Cleaning & maintaining decontamination room and equipment in accordance with manufacturers instructions, practice procedures, and healthcare guidelines on Infection prevention & control.
  • Other clerical duties as required.

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Carry out in-house and online Infection Control & decontamination training.
  • Attending practice basic life support training.
  • Agree to be Hepatitis B vaccinated.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.

An excellent package of pay and benefits will be negotiated with the successful candidate. References will be required.

Job Type: Full time

Closing date: 18th September 2020.