Band 5 Dental Hygienist
Sanctuary Health has shift work available in Sandwich for a Band 5 Dental Hygienist to work 2-days a week. You must be a Qualified Dental Hygienist and be registered with the GDC. The pay rate for this role is £18 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract. Our client is looking for a Qualified Dental Hygienist who understands the working challenges of being in a secure environment but still can offer the best quality of work. Duties: - Obtain a detailed dental history from patients and evaluate their medical history. - Carry out a clinical examination within their competence. - Complete periodontal examination and charting and use indices to screen and monitor periodontal disease diagnose and treatment plan within their competence. - Prescribe radiographs take, process and interpret various film views used in general dental practice if within own competencies. - Plan the delivery of care for patients. - Give appropriate patient advice. - Provide preventive oral care to patients and liaise with dentists over the treatment of caries, periodontal disease and tooth wear. - Undertake supragingival and subgingival scaling and root surface debridement using manual and powered instruments. - Use appropriate anti-microbial therapy to manage plaque related diseases. - Adjust restored surfaces in relation to periodontal treatment. - Apply topical treatments. - Give patients advice on how to stop smoking. - Take intra and extra-oral photographs. - Give infiltration and inferior dental block analgesia. - Care of implants and treatment of peri-implant tissues. - Identify anatomical features, recognise abnormalities and interpret common pathology. - Carry out oral cancer screening f necessary, refer patients to other healthcare professionals. - Keep full, accurate and contemporaneous patient records if working on prescription, vary the detail but not the direction of the prescription according to patient needs. Requirements: - GDC registration certificate - Certified Hepatitis B immunity status - Clinical references are required - 1 Year Dental Hygienist Experience (Preferred) Contact: This Dental Hygienist job is advertised by Ed Stevens; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements. Reasonable Adjustments: If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.