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Dental Receptionist – Public Dental Service ( Ref 190195) Substantive Posts Full Time and Part Time hours available Band 3 - Salary Range £25,468 - £27,486 per annum Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per...

Dental Receptionist – Public Dental Service (Ref 190195)

Substantive Posts

Full Time and Part Time hours available

Band 3 - Salary Range £25,468 - £27,486 per annum 

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum 

Working within our Dental Health Centres, you will provide reception and clerical support for our busy dental service. The successful applicants will be required to work across our practices in Lerwick, Brae, Whalsay and Yell as operational requirements dictate, however will be a majority split between Lerwick and Brae.


The post will involve working with a range of different people both face-to-face and over the phone, including Dentists, Nurses, professional agencies and, most importantly, the public. You will have responsibility for maintaining accurate and confidential patient information as well as dealing with payments and other enquiries.


We are looking for candidates with experience of working in an office environment, who have achieved at least Standard Grade or equivalent in Maths and English. With excellent communication skills and the ability to work with numerical data, you should also be able to demonstrate good keyboard and General IT aptitude. Above all, we are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual with a flexible and proactive approach.


You will be expected to comply with the Induction Standards and Code of Conduct for Healthcare

Support Workers within 3 months of commencing your role – details can be viewed on

Please note we are looking for someone who can start immediately following screening checks.


For an informal discussion, please contact Dental Practice Manager, Rachael Hunter on


Closing date:    14/07/24

Interviews:    31/07/24

*Please note this is a local advertisement and no relocation or interview expenses are applicable.


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at  including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.

 In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community

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