Job Information


£13,196.88 per annum

Working Hours:



38 weeks



We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Dental Nurse to join our team in Exeter. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly Dental Nurse who is interested in working in our state-of-the-art dental education facilities supporting the education of students who are studying to become a Dentist or Hygiene Therapist.  

Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE) are an award-winning Social Enterprise and Community Interest Company. We provide NHS treatment and outreach services to local communities in Devon and Cornwall and we work closely with the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Dental School to support the clinical education of its dental healthcare students.  

As a social enterprise, we are a values driven organisation with a focus on patient-centred care and addressing local oral health needs.  

This role includes: 

  • A starting salary of £13,196.88 per annum
  • 22.5 hours per week (3 days)
  • 38 week contracted working patterns arranged to support our student clinics 
  • Access to an online CPD platform plus 
  • Additional CPD at our two company Away Days each year
  • Access to the Scottish Widows pension scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Paid Indemnity Insurance 
  • PPE and scrubs provided
  • Opportunity to claim back professional registration fees
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to our Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Opportunities to share your skills, knowledge and experience to help shape the future of dentistry
  • Opportunities to contribute to company development through our dedicated ‘team talk’ channels

You must be a qualified Dental Nurse and be registered with the GDC. This post is subject to enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

If you wish to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact our Clinic Team Leader, Lorraine Shelley by email at 

Please apply via this website or if you would prefer to submit a CV, you submit this via our website or you can email us at