dental nurse jobs and recruitment

Looking for a job as a dental nurse or practice support?

Read our FAQs and apply with confidence

Tell me about SmileWisdom?

SmileWisdom is run for dental professionals, by dental professionals.
SmileWisdom Education offers in-practice training, CPD courses, plus the NEBDN Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Our dedicated dental nurse recruitment provides a unique resourcing service for the recruitment of all dental nurses and support staff.
We know the challenging of finding a great dental nurse all to well and we make the process clear and simple

What is your dental nurse job board?

We are incredibly proud of creating the only job board in the UK and Ireland that is specifically designed for dental nurses and dental practice support staff, where candidates can specify their skills and experience within the dental profession to find the most suitable jobs.

Can I find part-time roles?

Yes there are almost 1000 active job roles on the site and many of these are for part-time dental nurses. There are a range of contract roles and temporary positions so simply search to find the role best suited to you.

What are the benefits of registering on the job board?

Registering on our job board will make finding your next job much easier. You can quickly see new positions and once your Cv is uploading you can apply for something that is a match to your skills with just a click of a button.

Where does my application go?

Your application will be sent directly to the practice

Do I have to pay anything to apply for jobs?

No, the service is free and we would strongly advise against ever signing up to a service that asks for money or credit card details to send applications.

Can I apply for multiple jobs?

Of course! You can apply for as many jobs as you like – just ensure you are meeting the job requirements.
If you receive more than one job offer you will need to decide which one to accept

Can I track my job applications?

Yes – you can view and track all your applications by logging in to your account. You can also monitor whether you have been successful and invited for a job interview.

I have applied for a job but heard nothing. Why?

A few reasons maybe :
Your application is pending review
They have hired someone already
They felt they have had stronger applications

Click HERE to create a new account and start applying for jobs.

If you need help, see ‘How to’ section or contact us.

SmileWisdom Recruitment offers robust career advice, interview tips, and further training to help you develop your career.

Career Support and Guidance

Postgraduate courses

CPD courses

  • Cpd online

    How high-quality, active, online learning is essential to developing your skills and knowledge.

    Online learning - how to get the best out of online CPD courses How to get the most out of online CPD. Online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is widely available and affordable to

  • Become an Oral Health Educator

    The world needs more Oral Health Educators, could you be one of them? The historic World Health Organisation (WHO) Resolution May 2021 paves the way for oral health improvements with “a shift from

  • find-a-dental-nurse-for-practice-easily

    Finding your perfect dental nurse candidate

    What to do if you can’t find the right dental nurse for your dental practice. Looking after a dental practice and ensuring it runs smoothly is a demanding job on a normal day;

  • studying dental nurse

    Why take your diploma in dental nursing with SmileWisdom

    Taking your dental nursing Diploma with Smilewisdom Why Should I Do My Dental Nurse Training With SmileWisdom?    If you’re thinking about where to start your career as a dental nurse then you’ve

  • Dental Nurse Support Group

    Join our support group to learn and make friends Are you a recently qualified or soon to qualify dental nurse? We know how difficult it can be starting a new profession and feeling

  • Facebook group for dental nurses

    Join in the conversation with other dental nurses Team Work Makes the Dream Work. Come and say hello on our Facebook Channel If you’re considering a career in dental nursing or are perhaps

  • Expand your dental nurse career in 6 months

    The reason you should learn to take dental radiographs Have you ever wondered if dental nurses can take radiographs? Radiographs, commonly called X-rays, are taken during many dental treatments by a GDC qualified

  • dental interview

    Tips to shine at your job interview

    How to shine during your dental nurse interview My name is Josh, and here are some of my best hints and tips. I’m a GDC Registered dental nurse and an experienced practice manager

  • CPD for dental nurses

    Keep up with your dental nursing CPD the easy way!  Let’s talk about Continuous Professional Development - often just referred to as ‘CPD’ for short - and why it’s important for dental nurses

  • How to attract the right dental nurse or practice support staff!

    How to attract the right dental nurse or practice support staff! Hire the right staff for your dental practice by starting your recruitment process correctly. Katherine Foley, Head of Recruitment at SmileWisdom, explains

  • Upskilling your dental team

    What does it mean to upskill your team and why should you be considering it? Josh, Head of Resourcing at SmileWisdom delves into how upskilling your team makes your practice more productive and the

  • Organising your dental job search

    How to keep organised in the hunt for a dental nurse job Once you’ve decided that you’re looking for a new job it can feel quite overwhelming trying to stay on top of

  • The benefits of learning to take dental impressions

    The reason you should learn to take dental impressions Imagine the patient is in the dental chair and your dentist has just discussed they need to have a nightguard. The patient agrees and so

  • national diploma dental nursing

    Why we love the NEDBN National Diploma, and we think you will too

    All about the NEBDN Diploma in dental nursing As a trainee dental nurse, choosing a dental nurse training course can be confusing. There are now several ways of becoming a registered dental nurse

  • Dental nursing job interview tips

    How to make a great impression at your job interview Landing your dream dental nursing job Knowing that you want to be a dental nurse and passing your exams is one thing but making

  • smiles and mental health

    The World Needs More Smiles

    Here’s Why Your Smile Is So important. A famous yellow bear (via A.A. Milne) once said “always wear a smile, because your smile is a reason for many others to smile.” And boy

  • Looking for a solution to improve your health? Start with your mouth.

    Your teeth and your health Many of us at some point in our lives have experienced the pain of a deteriorating tooth or sensitivity in the mouth. Avoiding cold/hot foods, adopting a grin

  • career advice dental nurse

    Key Stages To Get You On The Road To A New Career As A Dental Nurse

    Beginning your career in dental nursing So, you’ve taken the leap and made the exciting decision to pursue a new career as a dental nurse, where do you go from here to make

  • career opportunities

    I want to change career. How much can I earn as a dental nurse

    How much does a dental nurse earn? If you were sitting on the fence about changing jobs then it’s pretty much a given that 2020 has given you a gentle shove off it

  • Feeling Down? Get Your Dental Health In Check.

    How your dental health can affect your mood Life isn’t always plain sailing (here’s looking at you 2020) and everyone feels down from time to time, but when you just can’t put your

OUR RECRUITMENT TEAM

Joshtyn Williams 

Head of Resourcing and Job Board

Magda Mol

Senior Consultant

Katherine Foley

Head of Recruitment Consulting  

Featuring jobs from