How to find a dental nursing job
Calling all London dental practices!
Are you looking for reliable dental nurses with a passion for their profession? If so, we want to hear from you!
At the Lotus Dental School, we have a large number of dental nursing students who are seeking trainee roles in London-based dental practices.
Our students are currently undertaking a one-year National Diploma in Dental Nursing, which is accredited by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, and are keen to expand their abilities through clinical practice. You can rest assured that the training they are receiving from the Lotus Dental School is second to none, and their skills will dramatically and rapidly improve when put into everyday practice under your expert guidance.
We offer FREE advertising to all London-based dental practices, by promoting your dental nursing vacancies to our extensive network of trainee dental nurses. If you’d like to find out more, please take a look at our website or call Kelly on 0207 183 4608.
Do you feel stuck in a job that doesn’t inspire you?
Are you ready to turn your life around?
At the Lotus Dental School, we want to help you to gain a career and change your life for good in the process. Our founder, Kelly Haggett, knows what it’s like to feel trapped in a dead-end job that seems hopeless, but dental nursing became the turning point in her life and now she wants to help you discover your true potential.
At Lotus Dental Education we want you to find your true calling, which is why we offer a taster session completely free of charge (worth £110), where you’ll find out more about the full course and what you can expect from it. By signing up for the taster you are also eligible for £100 discount if you decide to go ahead and book the full course.
If you’re not happy with the direction that your life is heading, why not give dental nursing a try? The Lotus Dental School National Diploma in Dental Nursing is accredited by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, and you can get paid as a trainee dental nurse while you’re learning… what’s not to love? Sign up for a taster session here to begin the start of the rest of your life.
‘My Dental Nurse course changed my life’
What’s happening in our world?
Illegal tooth whitening is still rife
A poll carried out by the Oral Health Foundation has revealed that thousands of Brits have admitted to having their teeth whitened by illegal, untrained providers.
Dr Nigel Carter OBE, CEO of the Oral Health Foundation said: ‘When done incorrectly, tooth whitening can lead to severe chemical burns and the possibility of permanent scarring, tooth loss and in extreme cases affect the ability to eat and even breath.’
Since 2011, tooth whitening has been considered the practice of dentistry, deeming it illegal for anyone other than a qualified, sufficiently trained, and registered dental professional to carry it out.
Although dental nurses are not allowed to administer tooth whitening treatment, but they can assist in the creation of dental trays for home whitening and also spread the message and build awareness among the public about who they should turn to for professional treatment.
Looking for a star teacher
We’re looking for a teacher to teach the NEBDN diploma course for Dental Nurses for our school in Whitechapel East London.
Candidates must have experience delivering the NEBDN syllabus.
We pay above the going rate for experienced teachers, and have a friendly helpful team to support you also.
At present we are looking for someone who can work Thursdays and Saturdays, but are also considering other days and times.
We have been operating now for 5 years with a high pass rate.
The company is owned by a UK qualified Dental Nurse called Kelly Haggett.
She has been in the industry for 20 years and works hard on finding jobs for all her students.
Please get in touch if this sounds like the job for you.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please only apply if you have taught the NEBDN syllabus before.
Anyone without experience will automatically not be considered.
Kelly’s top tips…
How to get a trainee dental nursing job
Becoming a dental nurse will set you on the path of a wonderful career with lots of opportunities to progress within your role, work at different practices, and give something back to your community. It’s a fabulous journey, and one that I have enjoyed for many reasons (we’ll talk about those in a later newsletter)!
Once you have taken the decision to become a dental nurse, how on earth do you go about getting a job? Well, first things first you need to get the right training firmly under your belt. Enrol yourself on a NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing course with an approved provider. If you’re not sure whether they are legitimate or not, simply check to see if they are listed here: http://nebdn.org/where-can-i-study. If not, I suggest very swiftly averting your attentions to a provider who is on that list!
My top tip is to be very wary of any college that promises you a job at the end of your training, this is false advertising and I often find that these establishments are simply after your money; the only person who can guarantee you a job is a dental practice owner. At Lotus Dental Education, we have a good network of dental practices that advertise vacancies exclusively for our students, so although we cannot guarantee you a job, we do promise to bring lots of opportunities your way. However, the rest is down to you…
Here’s what you need to have in place
Update your CV! As obvious as this sounds, many people forget to do this and then panic and rush it to apply for a job. Spend some quality time on this, it’s the first thing a potential new employer is going to see about you and it’s vital to make a great first impression, even on paper. That said, I think it’s a nice touch to include a nice, smiling photo of yourself to your CV. This makes you look personable and approachable, which are key attributes for your new role working with the public.
It is also very important to have your Hepatitis B vaccination in hand because this is a requirement before you can start working as a dental nurse.
Where to start your search
– Register with dental recruitment companies in London
– Register with Indeed – https://www.indeed.co.uk
– Register with Gumtree – https://www.gumtree.com
– Join the Facebook group Dental Nurse, and Advice Forum, as they have plenty of jobs on there – https://www.facebook.com/groups/474468782705623/?fref=ts