We currently have 1 vacancy:  Dental Decontamination Room Operative - Full Time

About Devonshire House:

Devonshire House Dental Practice is one of the country’s leading Dental Practices and was awarded Best Practice in the UK 2015. We offer specialist Prosthodontic, Periodontic, Orthodontic and Endodontic treatments in our main nine surgery practice and our two surgery satellite practice, hand in hand with the full range of routine dental care.

Our Ethos:

At Devonshire House our high calibre team are committed to delivering excellent dentistry and customer service to our discerning patients; from the simplest matter to the most complex, our aim is to do everything superbly well.

We are passionate about our work and the ‘good thing’ that is Devonshire House. Our team are keen to work hard and pursue personal development and we have a single-minded approach to make every day at Devonshire House fun and active.

Benefits of working at Devonshire House:

  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Staff dental treatment scheme after 1 year
  • Opportunity to work within a friendly working environment and experienced team


Dental Decontamination Room Operative - Full time

Second person required to join our decontamination room team within our busy Specialist Dental Practice in Cambridge. The main role will be at Queen Edith's Way but occasional cover may be required at our satellite practice near Babraham.

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and well motivated individual as the work demands a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Full training for this role will be provided. Although no previous experience is required, applicants should have a dental or medical interest.

Duties to include:

                                  • Joint responsibility for the day to day running of the decontamination room
                                  • Maintain and decontaminate dental equipment in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and your training
                                  • Running weekly tests in accordance with HTM01 guidelines
                                  • Following practice policies and procedures for infection prevention and control and report any issues to the lead Decontamination Nurse or Nursing Manager
                                  • Segregate waste in accordance with practice procedures and ensure of its safe disposal
                                  • Monitor and maintain stock levels
                                  • Report equipment failures or breakages
                                  • Maintain and promote patient confidentiality
                                  • Perform other administration duties as required for this position
                                  • Attend practice annual training including medical emergencies and CPR

Essential skills required:

          • Positive attitude and personality
          • Good written and spoken English
          • Ability to remain calm and professional
          • Computer literate with Microsoft Windows, Office and Outlook
          • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with all members of the dental team
          • This can be a physically demanding job which requires standing for long periods
          • GCSE level qualifications
          • At least 1 year's general work experience
          • Driving licence

Additional information: 

This role may require working on your own, therefore, time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks are necessary.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS check and undergo inoculations for Hepatitis B and to be flexibile to cover colleagues in times of absence.

To apply:

Please email your CV and a covering letter to Nursing Manager Gaynor Capon.