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Trainee Dental Nurse (30380) -

    Job Opportunity: Trainee Dental Nurse

    Practice Manager: Eliana Fusco

    Are you a looking to join a dynamic team in a state-of-the-art dental practice? Eliana Fusco at Galway Quay, part of Bupa Dental Care UK, is currently hiring for the position of Trainee Dental Nurse.

    Position: Dental Nurse

    Location: Galway Quay, Bupa Dental Care UK

    Working Hours: 40 hours per week, on a 4-week rota, with one Saturday per month (8 am - 5 pm)

    please visit our practice website and take a look at our team: Quay Dental Team

    For more information about the vacancy, please contact Eliana Fusco at

    Join us in delivering exceptional dental care and become a valuable member of our team at Galway Quay!


    This is your opportunity to develop your skills at Smiles Dental in a hands-on role, gaining a nationally-recognised qualification and earning whilst you learn.

    As a Smiles Trainee Dental Nurse, you’ll be given full support so you can balance both studies and work. Whoever you are, whatever your background, the work and effort you do will put you in the best possible place, for the best possible career.

    You’ll learn from people in your team who have been there, seen it and done it. Together we’ll give you the skills that will set you off on the right foot for the rest of your career and help you make the choices that are right for you.

    The role as a Trainee Dental Nurse:

    • Providing clinical chair-side support to dentists
    • Providing excellent patient care
    • Updating patient records
    • Setting up decontamination of instruments
    • Reception duties 

    About you:

    • Personable, positive and enthusiastic with a great customer focus
    • Preferred previous customer service experience
    • Strong communication skills

    Salary and benefits:

    • Good remuneration package
    • Competitive staff benefits including discounts in huge range of retailers
    • Free access to an online GP in partnership with Medical Solutions - book a video or telephone call with an experienced GP at a time to suit you.  You have access to an unlimited number of appointments, 24/7, 365 days a year
    • Uniform provided
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Refer a friend scheme – recommend a friend to come and work here and earn up to €3,000 per referral
    • Friendly team environment
    • Lots of development opportunities
    • Great management and clinical support & guidance throughout the programme
    • Modern surgeries and internal opportunities available across our 470 practices in the UK and Ireland
    • Modern computerised dental software system
    • Opportunity to work at other practices in the local vicinity

    If you or someone you know would be interested in working with a dynamic and expanding healthcare business as a Dental Nurse, with lots of support on offer, great benefits and friendly teams, we would love to hear from you!

    Smiles Dental is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

    Smiles Dental is part of Bupa and to complete this application you will be taken to the Bupa Dental Care careers website.

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    Galway, Woodquay
    12 Walshes Terrace, Headford Road, Woodquay, Galway, Ireland
    • Practice Name:
      Galway, Woodquay
    • Job Category:
      Apprentice/Trainee Dental Nurse
    • Location:
      Galway, Woodquay
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