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Locum Dental Nurses in Derbyshire

Experience seamless access to reliable locum dental nurses in Derbyshire through Opal Dental Locums. We deliver prompt, professional, and tailored services, ensuring your dental practice operates smoothly during staff absences, holidays, or unforeseen situations.


Keep Your Practice Running Smoothly With Our Team Of Professional Locum Dental Nurses in Derbyshire

With our well-established reputation and extensive experience, we have become the preferred choice for dental practices across Derbyshire.

Our locum dental nurses are meticulously vetted and fully qualified, holding registration with the General Dental Council, ready to provide you with exceptional support when you need it the most. 

What you can expect from us:

  • Fast response for urgent cover requirements

  • Rigorous candidate screening process

  • Adaptable arrangements to accommodate your practice's needs

  • Competitive pricing for both short-term and long-term assignments

  • Personalised service through a dedicated account manager

We can help with:

  • Temporary dental nurse placements

  • Last-minute cover for unexpected staff shortages

  • Extended locum support for long-term staff absences

  • Assistance in staff training and professional development, following the British Dental Association guidelines

Why Choose Opal?

High Quality Matches

We find a perfect fit for your practice from our network of professional dental locums.

Repeat Bookings

Why hire a temporary nurse you aren't familiar with? That's why we will always attempt to match you with a dental locum who has visited your practice before.

Emergency Cover & Support

We understand the importance of keeping your appointment list running smoothly, that's why we offer 24/7 support.

Easy Booking & Cancellation

Book your dental cover in just a few clicks and add as many shifts as you like.

Real Time Updates

We keep you updated every step of the way with timely confirmations and reminders.

We're Paperless

From e-booking confirmations to paperless invoices, and e-timesheets (coming soon) we endeavour to save you time, while also saving the planet.

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Catering to Derbyshire and Surrounding Areas

We cover the whole of Derbyshire, including, but not limited to Derby, Chesterfield, Long Eaton, Ilkeston, and Swadlincote.

Request Derbyshire Dental Locum Cover Today

Send your booking request by simply filling out the form below.


Or give us a call on 033301744770


How quickly can you provide a locum dental nurse?

We understand the urgency that comes with requiring a locum dental nurse, and that's why Opal Dental Locums prioritises prompt response times. We strive to provide swift cover within hours of your request. For non-urgent needs, we recommend giving us as much notice as possible to help us find the perfect fit for your practice.

 Are your locum dental nurses fully qualified and registered?

At Opal Dental Locums, we understand the importance of providing highly skilled locum dental nurses. All of our candidates are fully qualified and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC), and we maintain a meticulous screening process to ensure that they meet our high standards.

How do your pricing and payment terms work?

Transparency and flexibility are essential to our pricing and payment terms at Opal Dental Locums. We offer competitive rates and customised pricing options for each assignment based on its duration and specific requirements. For more detailed information on our pricing and payment terms, please get in touch with our team.

Can you provide locum dental nurses for specialist dental practices?

Our locum dental nurses at Opal Dental Locums have expertise in various dental specialisations, and we cater to all types of dental practices, including specialist clinics. We prioritise understanding your unique requirements and finding the best match to provide seamless support. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

What is the minimum duration for a locum dental nurse placement?

We believe in providing customised solutions to meet your practice's unique needs at Opal Dental Locums. We offer flexible placement durations ranging from half-day to long-term arrangements, depending on your requirements. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs, and we will find the best possible match for you.

How do you ensure the quality and reliability of your locum dental nurses?

Our commitment to providing high-quality and reliable locum dental nurses is reflected in our screening process at Opal Dental Locums. We verify qualifications, and registration with the General Dental Council (GDC), and conduct extensive background and reference checks to ensure the quality and reliability of our candidates. We also provide ongoing support and training to our locum dental nurses to ensure they consistently deliver exceptional care.

Do your locum dental nurses carry their own indemnity insurance?

We believe that professional indemnity insurance is essential for protecting our clients and locum dental nurses at Opal Dental Locums. All our locum dental nurses carry their own indemnity insurance, providing comprehensive coverage while working at your practice. This gives you peace of mind and allows you to concentrate on providing high-quality dental care.

Can I request a specific locum dental nurse who has previously worked with my practice?

We believe in building strong relationships at Opal Dental Locums. While we cannot guarantee the availability of a specific locum dental nurse, we will do everything we can to accommodate your request. Please inform us of your requirements during the your booking, and we will try to arrange the same locum dental nurse for your practice, subject to their availability.

What happens if a locum dental nurse is unable to attend their scheduled shift?

We recognise the importance of reliable and efficient support at Opal Dental Locums. If a locum dental nurse is unable to attend their scheduled shift, we will promptly notify your practice and work to find a suitable replacement as quickly as possible. Our focus is on ensuring that your practice continues to operate smoothly and your patients receive the care they need.

Do your locum dental nurses have experience with different dental software systems?

We recognise the importance of dental software systems at Opal Dental Locums. Our locum dental nurses have experience with various software systems commonly used in dental practices. They can quickly adapt to your practice's specific software and workflow, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition.

Can your locum dental nurses assist with dental practice administration tasks?

Our locum dental nurses at Opal Dental Locums are highly skilled clinical professionals. However, depending on their experience and your practice's requirements, they may be able to assist with basic administrative tasks such as appointment scheduling and patient record updates. Please inform us of any additional administrative support needs during the booking process, and we will do our best to meet your requirements.

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