Qualified Head Dental Nurse / Receptionist - Kent

£11 - £12 hourly
  • Harriet Ellis
  • Canterbury, UK
  • Feb 19, 2018
Full time Dental - Healthcare

Job Description

Harriet Ellis are currently assisting a 4 surgery Dental Practice in Canterbury, Kent who are looking to recruit a Qualified Head Dental Nurse / Receptionist for their practice.

This position will report directly to the Senior Dental Practice Manager and will take on the responsibility or ensuring that the clinical and non-clinical aspects of the practice are managed efficiently and effectively and within current guidelines and legislation.  

This is a full time position with the following working hours:

Monday   8.30am - 6.00pm

Tuesday  DAY OFF

Wednesday  8.30am - 6.00pm

Thursday  8.30am - 6.00pm

Friday   8.30am - 6.00pm

Saturday  8.30am - 2.00pm

Salary will depend on experience but will start at £11.00 per hour


Main responsibility will be in the updating, running and implementation of administrative and clinical systems within the practice and ensuring all staff are fully trained in respective areas. These areas will include:

  • BDA Good Practice
  • HTM-01-05
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Information Governance
  • Audits

You will also:

  • Provide clinical chairside support to dentists
  • Provide excellent patient care
  • Update patient records
  • Set up decontamination of instruments
  • Reception duties


  • GDC Registered
  • Personable, positive and enthusiastic with a great customer focus
  • Strong communication skills

If you are looking for a new opportunity to progress your career, then get in touch

A fuller and more detailed job description is available to view

Experience of working on reception would be beneficial

You will be patient, enthusiastic, caring, friendly, and have excellent communication skills.

All Dental Nurses must be GDC registered

For further information, please contact Daniel at Harriet Ellis on 01708 776050