Bupa dental centre Devonshire Square is a private practice located 5 minutes of Liverpool Street Station We require a self employed hygienist to join our flourishing team of clinicians Main attributes to include being a bright and keen team member, having a passion for patient centred practice and keen to provide the best possible treatment for long term results Devonshire Square dental centre offers a comprehensive range of treatments that includes general dental treatments, implants, orthodontics, endodontics and cosmetic dentistry, we have a BACD accredited dentist that you would work with Our facilities are large, modern and bright with a supportive treatment coordinator team Working pattern: Wednesday 10001900 and Thursday ##### ######there is also flexibility to possibly work Mondays Generally, appointments are 45 minutes to 1 hour but on occasion there would be 30 minute appointments depending on prescription Education A foundation degree in oral health science A diploma of higher education (DipHE) in dental hygiene, or dental hygiene and dental therapy A degree in oral health science, or dental therapy and dental hygiene Skills required The ability to motivate clients to improve their dental hygiene Excellent communication skills to explain treatments to patients and put them at ease The ability to concentrate for long periods Good time management Knowledge and use of Exact Role involves Demonstrating tooth brushing and flossing to individuals and groups Giving advice on diet Youll provide treatments and use dental instruments for: Removing plaque Cleaning and polishing teeth to help prevent gum disease Applying antibacterial treatments to reduce decay Giving local anaesthetic under the supervision of a dentist Applying temporary coatings and sealants to protect teeth Encouraging and demonstrating tooth brushing and flossing Work closely with dentists to ensure compliance of required treatment plan Ensure patients feel they want to return for treatments Willing to see direct access patients Confidence to explain and refer to a periodontist when requiredYoull also maintain sterile conditions for surgery and instrumentsBupas purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Our status, as a company limited by guarantee with no shareholders, enables us to make our customers our focus, reinvesting our profits to provide more and better healthcare for current and future customers.Around 70% of our revenue is from health insurance, with the rest from health and care provision. We fund healthcare around the world and run clinics, hospitals, dental centres, care homes and retirement villages in a number of countries. For further information on Bupa, our equal opportunities and your career with us, please visit our website. If you are wanting to apply for this position, please email your CV to #####@######.### Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of 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. For more information, visit ######.###. We employ over 84,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Hong Kong, Chile, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, India, New Zealand, Thailand and the US.