Jan 17

New Dentist at Ivory

Miss Ektaa ‘Icky’ Abrol will be leaving the practice at the end of March. We are pleased to announce Icky is getting married and will be starting her new life in London.

Mr Matthew Kilcoyne will join the practice in April and take care of Icky’s patients. You can read more about Matthew on our ‘About us’ section of the website.

We would like to invite all of Icky’s patients to our Open Evening on Tuesday 6th March 6.00pm – 8.00pm at the Park Road practice. During the Open Evening you will be able to say goodbye to Icky and meet Matthew.

Please R.S.V.P to reception@ivorydental.co.uk before Monday 26th February.

 

Jan 15

Richard Baines

Tell your family and friends Richard Baines is accepting new private patients and if they register with him you will receive a £20.00 voucher for John Lewis, Marks and Spencer or Amazon and they will have their first consultation for £40.00 including a full examination and x-rays.   Call today on 01253 392685 to arrange an appointment with Richard.

Jan 12

Goodbye to Ruth

We said goodbye to Ruth Balhatchet at Christmas. Ruth is moving onto pastures new, working less hours to take her studies further and have more time with her family. If you are a patient of Ruth’s and have not received a letter regarding your new dentist Peter Doyle this will arrive within the next few weeks. In the meantime you can read more about Peter here.

Jan 4

Vacancy for Dental Decontamination Operator

An opportunity has arisen to play a vital role within an established dental practice with an excellent local reputation. Main responsibilities will include decontamination/sterilisation of instruments and equipment. Candidates should be competent in written and spoken English and have a good standard of numeracy. Evidence of relevant qualifications/grades will be required at interview. You will be expected to work to high standards whilst managing a busy workload and communicate well within a team. The successful candidate will be expected to work on their feet all day and good manual dexterity skills will be required. Experience is not essential but a ‘can do’ positive attitude and an excellent work ethic is and the ability to create a fantastic first impression is paramount. All training will be provided and if desired Level 3 Certificate in Decontaminating Medical Devices can be gained.

We invite all applicants to apply and note this vacancy would be suitable for a school leaver aged 16-18 years.

Please ask at reception for a job description.

Wage: National Minimum Wage

Hours: 39 Hours

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5.45pm

Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm

Location: 28a Whitegate Drive, Blackpool FY3 9AL & 359 Park Road, Blackpool

FY1 6QT

Duration: Permanent following six-month probationary period

Job Description

How to apply: Applicants must send in a CV and hand written letter explaining why they would be suited for this role to Mrs Elena Barlow, Ivory Dental Care, 359 Park Road, Blackpool FY1 6QT.

We will only contact successful candidates for interview; if you have not been contacted by 26th January 2018 your application was unsuccessful.

Nov 27

Welcome to Pete Doyle

We are delighted to welcome Peter to the practice and he will be seeing new patients from February 2018.    To read more about Peter visit our About Us page.

Please ask reception for further details and pick up a Refer a Friend card where you can receive a £20.00 gift voucher for Marks & Spencer, Amazon or John Lewis.

Sep 5

Gazette Best of Health Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Blackpool Gazette Best of Health Awards for Dentist of the Year.

Thank you very much to all of our patients for the nominations.

Aug 14

Vacancy for Dental Hygiene Therapist

*This vacancy has now closed*

An opportunity has arisen to play a vital role within an established dental practice with an excellent local reputation. You will receive referrals from our team of seven dentists and treat patients under Direct Access. You will be expected to perform your full scope of practice. The ideal candidate would possess the following attributes:

Experience working under Patient Group Directions for local anaesthetic and fluoride application.

Qualified in Prescribing radiographs.

Experience in taking, processing and interpreting various film views used in general dental practice.

Up to date training and experience in treating periodontal disease.

Tooth whitening training and experience.

Experience in treating dental emergencies.

Experience working with NHS and Private patients.

 

You will be expected to work to high standards whilst managing a busy workload, our DHT appointment books run at 90% occupancy. First-rate communication with patients and our team is essential. A ‘can do’ positive attitude and a superb work ethic is vital and the ability to create a fantastic first impression is paramount.

 

Wage: negotiable upon experience

 

Hours: 11.75 Hours per week, job share considered

Monday 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Tuesday 8.30am – 5.30pm (1-hour lunch break)

Wednesday 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Thursday alternate weeks 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Additional ad hoc shifts available when other clinicians are on leave

 

Location: 28a Whitegate Drive, Blackpool FY3 9AL &

359 Park Road, Blackpool FY1 6QT

 

Duration: hours available now until 23rd February 2018, covering maternity leave. Evening shifts may be available after the maternity cover.

 

Benefits: Company pension scheme

Clinicians Study Club

Dedicated dental nurse

 

How to apply: Applicants must send in a CV and a cover letter explaining why they would be suited for this role to Mrs Elena Barlow, Ivory Dental Care, 359 Park Road, Blackpool FY1 6QT or email e.barlow@ivorydental.co.uk

 

Jul 17

Patient Notice

The practice will be closed on Tuesday 18th July from 11am for our annual team building day, and will reopen 8.30am on Wednesday 19th July.   If you have an emergency such as severe pain, bleeding or swelling that cannot wait until we reopen on the Wednesday 19th July, please telephone 01253 392 685 for the emergency contact information.

Jun 14

Patient Notice

On Thursday 29th June 2017 the practice is having a new telephone system installed.  If you have difficulty telephoning us on this day you can email our reception team: reception@ivorydental.co.uk or alternatively call 07540 635037 or 07540 634991.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Jun 14

Apprentice Dental Receptionist

An opportunity has arisen to play a vital role within an established dental practice with an excellent local reputation.  Main responsibilities will be dealing with patient enquiries, booking appointments and taking payments. Candidates will be competent in written and spoken English and have a good standard of numeracy.  Evidence of relevant qualifications/grades will be required at interview.  You will be expected to work to high standards whilst managing a busy workload and communicate well within a team.  You will use dental software (Kodak R4), Microsoft Word/Excel and Gmail.  To apply please follow the link below.  Please do not apply direct to us.  Thank you.

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-135271