Nov 29

Ivory Christmas and New Year opening times and on call information

The Practice will be closing from 12pm on Monday 24th December for the Christmas break, our Whitegate Drive practice we will be open Friday 28th December from 8.30am-12.00pm for emergencies only, telephone lines will be open from 8.15am so please call as early as possible to book an appointment.

The practice will reopen for normal business hours Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

The practice will be providing out of hour’s emergency cover for patients of the practice that have attended on a regular basis, on the days that the practice is closed. Please note for NHS patients this cover will be only be available during normal surgery hours, Mon-Thurs 8.30-5.30 & Fri 8.30-2.00pm.

The out of hour’s information is available on our website, Twitter and Facebook page. The dentist on call information will also be on our out of hours emergency message which will be available from 11.30am on Monday 24th December 2018 up until Wednesday 2nd January 2019, please telephone 01253 392 685 and have a pen a paper ready for the contact numbers.

Monday 24th December – Practice open 8.30-12pm

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Richard Baines 12-9pm

NHS patients: Mr Richard Baines 12-5.30pm

NHS Emergency helpline: 5.30pm-9pm

Tuesday 25th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Scott Singleton 9am-9pm

NHS patients: NHS Emergency helpline 10am-5pm

Wednesday 26th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Scott Singleton 9am-9pm

NHS patients: NHS Emergency helpline 10am-5pm

Thursday 27th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Peter Doyle 9am-9pm

NHS patients: Mr Peter Doyle 8.30am-5.30pm

NHS Emergency helpline 5.30pm-9pm

Friday 28th December – Practice open 8.30-12pm

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Howard Hunter 12pm-9pm

NHS patients: Mr Howard Hunter 12-2pm

NHS Emergency helpline 2pm-9pm

Saturday 29th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Matthew Kilcoyne 9am-9pm

NHS patients: NHS Emergency helpline 8am-9pm

Sunday 30th December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Matthew Kilcoyne 9am-9pm

NHS patients: NHS Emergency helpline 8am-9pm

Monday 31st December

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Richard Baines 9am-9pm

NHS patients: Mr Richard Baines 8.30am-5.30pm

NHS Emergency helpline 5.30pm-9pm

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Private & Denplan patients: Mr Howard Hunter 9am-9pm

NHS patients: NHS Emergency helpline 10am-5pm

Wednesday 2nd January 2019 – Practice open as normal

 

 

 

Sep 18

Vacany for a Dental Nurse

An opportunity has arisen to play a vital role within Ivory Dental Care.   Applicants must be qualified or in their 2nd year of their apprenticeship.

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.

A ‘can do’ positive attitude and an excellent work ethic is and the ability to create a fantastic first impression is paramount.

Wage: dependent upon experience/qualification

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

Start date: expected mid-October to November 2018

Benefits: GDC membership paid. Training costs paid, including membership to Pro Dental CPD. Company pension scheme. Paid company sick leave. Performance related bonus.

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 Friday 5th October your application was unsuccessful.

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd October or sooner if enough suitable candidates apply.

Aug 2

Trainee 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 enquires, 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. Dental 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.

Wage: £144.30 per week

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

Possible Start date: 20th August 2018

Benefits: Paid sick leave

How to apply: follow link below

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-313915

Closing date: 10th August 2018

Jun 19

Whitegate Drive refurbishment

The Whitegate Drive practice will  be closed from Monday 23rd July 2018 for refurbishment works.  All appointments during this time will be at the Park Road practice.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and plan to re-open the Whitegate Drive practice on Monday 6th August 2018.

Mar 1

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/equipment and Dental Nursing duties. 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 have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, an excellent work ethic and the ability to create a fantastic first impression is paramount.

Applicants must

Be qualified Dental Nurses on the GDC register and have their Hepatitis B vaccination or be willing to train as a Dental Decontamination Operator and have their Hepatitis B vaccination.

Wage: Dependent upon experience

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.

Closing date: Friday 16th March 2018

We will only contact successful candidates for interview; if you have not been contacted by 23rd March 2018 your application was unsuccessful.

Jan 25

Refurbishment works at Whitegate Drive practice

We are looking for a company to carry out refurbishment works at our Whitegate Drive practice. The works will involve:

– Redecoration throughout the waiting room, hall, stairs and landing

– A new reception desk/office

– A new patient WC

– Refurbishment of the staff room

– A new central heating system

– Repair to floor joists

If you are interested in tendering for the project please contact Georgina Ingham for full details g.ingham@ivorydental.co.uk or tel 01253 392685

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.