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Dental Nurse

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Part Time 22.5 hours per week
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HMP Berwyn
£21,892 to £24,157 per annum pro rata
05/08/2020 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



Dental Nurse Band 4


                                                          22.5 Hours per week


This is an excellent opportunity to develop the Dental Service within a brand new prison in partnership with HMPPS. Opened in February 2017 this Category C male training prison, with a remand facility, has a capacity of 2,106.

HMP Berwyn is being developed with a strong rehabilitative culture at its heart. The key values being built into all areas are to value each other and celebrate achievements, act with integrity and always speak the truth, look to the future with ambition and hope, uphold fairness and justice in all we do, embrace welsh language and culture and to stick at it!

We are looking for a talented and organised Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will have proven clinical and leadership competencies, excellent organisational skills and an ability to problem solve multiple issues within a fast-paced custodial context.

You must have a Certificate in Dental Nursing or equivalent NVQ and National Registration.

  • The post holder will work mainly in HMP Berwyn but may be required to travel within the North Wales Community Dental Service locality, for example clinics, hospitals, schools, domiciliary visits, mobile dental units and to carry out treatment at other sites, for example, nursing homes.
  • To support the work of the dental team by providing dental nursing skills
  • Working in accordance with the aims and objectives of the Dental Service Specification for HMP Berwyn while on site and the service requirements, policies and procedures of the CDS while on CDS premises.Please note that any offer of employment will be subject to the successful receipt of enhanced DBS and prison vetting clearances.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 05/08/20


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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you wish to discuss this vacancy in more detail please contact Mandy Drury, Senior Dental Nurse (01978 318454) or Emma Green, Dental Nurse (01978 523500)