Dental Receptionist

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£24,378 – £25,426 a year
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Receptionist in Community Dental Services based at Loxford Clinic in Ilford. We are seeking to appoint someone who is passionate about delivering a high-quality standard of care to our patients. The range of services includes Sedation, Special Care Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Domiciliary care, Bariatric, Referral to GA Services at the Royal London Hospital. You will need to be able to work in a very busy environment whilst remaining calm and be able to demonstrate a good understand of and commitment to delivering excellent standards of care. Your main duties will be to:
  • Deliver high quality customer services to patients and visitors and supporting the entire dental team
  • Provide reception duties and greet patients face to face on their arrival.
  • Organise the day list and prepare dental records to run efficient dental services
  • Undertake specific administrative roles as and when directed by the Dentist and Dental Nurse team leader to support the day to day running of the clinics
You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently, proactively and under pressure. Additional Working Pattern: Monday to Friday Additional Working Pattern: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours One of the largest community NHS trusts in the UK, KCHFT are rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. We’ve got a passion for delivering high standards of care to patients and deliver excellent services to improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our valuesCompassionateAspirationalResponsiveExcellent We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which leads to better patient care and a happier workforce. So, all our colleagues have equal access to career opportunities. We’ve signed up to be a real UK living wage employer. From 1 April 2021, the minimum salary we’ll pay is £9.90 per hour (excluding apprentices). The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate voluntarily paid by 7,000+ UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair wage. Committing to the real UK Living Wage is one way we’re delivering our pledge to be the best employer Flexibility is another way we do this. In the NHS, we’re reminded every day how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement without having to sacrifice time for personal interests or family commitments. We’ll support you to work flexibly in a way that will suits us both Looking for professional development? We can support that too! Ourcareer pathwayswill help you achieve your aspirations The job description and person specification gives you all the information you need about this role. Please look carefully at the criteria in the person specification and tell us what you have done that shows you meet this. Still have questions? The recruiting manager would love to hear from you, their contact details can be found in the job advert. We can get a lot of applications for some roles so to be in with the best chance of being shortlisted please make sure you apply as soon as possible. A vacancy may close early if there is a lot of interest in the job. If you need an application form in an alternative format please let our recruitment team know so they can help you with this. Find out more about the community differencehere. Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you and welcome you to #teamKCHFT, #cometocommunity Although vaccination against COVID-19 is not mandatory, we are strongly encouraging colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles who have direct or social contact with patients to be fully vaccinated. In this way we will be doing all we can to ensure your safety and that of your colleagues and the patients we serve.