Reference 2019-668

REF:            2019-668

Subject:        Dental Nurses

 

Request:

Does you Maxillofacial Department have an Orthodontic Department?

What is your management structure for the department, sisters, RGN’s, Senior Dental Nurses’, Dental Nurses’?

Do you work alongside ENT departments and Plastics departments?

What is your pay scale for Dental Nurses’ in the department, do you have a mixture of band 4, 5 & 6 and what is the progression pathway for these roles?

How big is the department, in regards to number on consultants, registrars, staff grades, DCT’s?

 

 

Response:

Does you Maxillofacial Department have an Orthodontic Department? Yes
What is your management structure for the department, sisters, RGN’s, Senior Dental Nurses’, Dental Nurses’? Band 7 Sister 0.91

Band  5 RGN 0.91

Band  5 Dental 1.71

Recruiting an additional Band 5 Dental Nurse  0.80

Do you work alongside ENT departments and Plastics departments? Yes and would refer as required.
What is your pay scale for Dental Nurses’ in the department, do you have a mixture of band 4, 5 & 6 and what is the progression pathway for these roles? Band 5 no pay progression established as band 6 not required.
How big is the department, in regards to number on consultants, registrars, staff grades, DCT’s? 3 visiting consultants

2 Trust Associate Specialists

2 visiting Associate Specialists

1 Visiting DCT