Associate Dentist

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£50,000 – £150,000 a year
Job type
Shift and schedule
8 hour shift
10 hour shift


  • Dentistry: 5 years (Required)

  • GDC Registration (Required)

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


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Free parking
On-site parking
Wellness programme

Full Job Description

Introduction to Dental Associate Position To carry out dental treatments in line with current national guidelines for theory and practice and also in accordance with the General Dental Council’s (GDC) ethical guidance. To practice under reasonable direction from the practice owner Monica Berrange and perform such other tasks as the practice owner shall reasonably request. Responsible to: The Practice Owner. Responsible for: Dental patients and exceptional standards of care whilst ensuring the smooth running of the dental department in harmony with other working dentists and dental staff. Employment duties
  • Provide high quality dental treatment in line with current theory and practice, while treating patients with empathy and understanding
  • Maintain the required professional registration, indemnity and insurance
  • Manage own programme of continuing professional development to maintain and improve own professional knowledge and competence and to meet the GDC requirements
  • Follow all practice policies and procedures and maintain standards of infection prevention and control in line with current theory and practice
  • Establish, promote and maintain productive working relationships with all team members to provide high standards of care and service to the patients in line with the practice policies and procedures
  • Liaise with the practice owner on all matters concerning administration, remuneration and service conditions
  • Supervise the assisting dental nurse in regard to clinical matters
  • 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 patients in line with the dentist’s skill, experience and the GDC’s
‘Scope of Practice’ including: o Diagnose disease o Prepare comprehensive treatment plans o Prescribe and provide endodontic treatment o Prescribe and provide fixed and removable prostheses o Carry out oral surgery o Provide oral health advice and care o Carry out periodontal surgery o Extract permanent teeth o Prescribe and provide crowns, bridges, veneers and cosmetic dentistry o Carry out treatment on patients who might be under conscious sedation o Prescribe medicines as part of dental treatment o Prescribe and interpret radiographs o Prescribe orthodontic treatment including Invisalign o Refer to a suitable practitioner if the treatment is outside of your sphere of knowledge and/or experience o Recognise where supervision is necessary and refer appropriate difficult professional or clinical issues to the practice owner o Maintain good lines of communication with the practice team in the best interests of patients o Obtain valid consent from patients before starting treatment, in line with the current guidelines and the practice policy o Ensure that all clinical dental notes are comprehensive, contemporaneous and complete and are available for inspection at the premises at any time o Keep up-to-date with health and safety requirements o Attend practice meetings and training sessions when requested o Observe correct professional behaviour and promote a positive image of the profession and the practice at all times o Keep confidential all patient, business and practice information o Work actively with the practice owner to develop the practice and implement the business objectives Job Types: Part-time, Full-time Salary: £50,000.00-£150,000.00 per year Benefits:
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme
  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Billericay, CM11 2XP: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
  • Bachelor’s (preferred)
  • Dentistry: 5 years (required)
  • GDC Registration (required)
Work Location: One location