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Pain Free Dentistry Group

Join Our Team

Here at the Pain Free Dentistry Group, we are focused on creating a happy, friendly and supportive place to work. We understand that if our team are feeling good, then our patients will feel great as well. We are always investing in our dental practices so that we can provide the best care using the latest technology.

As pioneers of Pain Free Dentistry we are continually looking for the best equipment to enable our dental teams to carry out their work with high precision and without any pain to our patients. In addition, we provide opportunities for every team member to develop and enhance their skill set through training courses, study clubs and mentoring. This boosts morale by giving team members more variety in their job role, providing an environment to meet their development needs while keeping each practice’s treatment delivery fresh and exciting for patients.

We place a huge emphasis on customer care, we want our patients to feel special, like they have been treated at a top class hotel, rather than a dentist.

Current Job Vacancies

Associate Dentist

Positions Available At:

  • North Bridge Dental – Hawick
  • Links Dental Practice – Edinburgh 
  • Lismore House – Carlisle 
  • St Andrews Dental Care – St Andrews
  • Dentistry On The Clyde – Gourock 
  • Dentistry @ No3 & Dentistry @ Century House – Dunfermline 

Are you looking for a dental associate post to energise your carer progression and enjoyment?

Our private practices are looking for someone who is willing to develop themselves under our guidance and support to provide world class clinical care with the future potential of becoming a partner/shareholding in our practice group. 

This role is ideal for any dentist, no matter what your experience, who wishes to improve their progression with a busy private practice, fully mentored clinical support, excellent remuneration, a balanced clinical/work life and a generous clinical development grant worth over £5k to be utilised within the first 2-3 years of starting.

Other benefits include;

  • Join an Award winning Group
  • Expected take home pay £120k+ (based on 4-4.5 day week)
  • Training grant available worth over £5k
  • Private practice with mixed plan and PAYG patients and continually growing
  • Explore the potential in becoming a practice partner for long term security and growth
  • Significant demand for treatment for restorative dentistry, implants, orthodontics and IV sedation as training progresses
  • I/O scanner                                                                                                                          
  • CBCT
  • Hygienist and therapist support to maximise care and efficiency
  • Treatment co-ordinator to support and organise your patient flow and diary management
  • Full clinical/management support – Full treatment plan support from clinical director Elaine Halley directly with one to one sessions and through Seattle Study Club events
  • Fully computerised with SOE, digital radiography etc
  • Financial support to begin your training with a Diploma or MSc course
  • Access to our group lab for support on digital planning, digital dentures and implant planning/restorations
  • In house training and mentoring support including: –
  • Implant restoration
  • 32CO
  • Oral surgery
  • Labial and lingual fixed cosmetically focussed orthodontics
  • DSD digital treatment planning
  • IV sedation

Candidates must have:-

  • A desire to continually improve their dentistry
  • Be willing to be mentored and attend team training events
  • Great communication skills to build lasting relationships with patients
  • Enjoy a team focussed approach to care

For further information or to apply for this position you can email

Dental Nurse

From £25,000 per annum – Full-Time, Permanent

Positions Available At:

  • Cherrybank Dental Spa – Edinburgh
  • Links Dental Practice – Edinburgh
  • St Andrews Dental Care – St Andrews 
  • Dentistry @ No3 & Dentistry @ Century House – Dunfermline 
  • Dentistry On The Square – Glasgow
  • Queens Drive Dental Practice – Glasgow
  • Dentistry on the Clyde – Gourock
  • North Bride Dental Practice – Hawick 

Employment with the Pain Free Dentistry Group offers you great opportunities to progress and develop your career as well as personal and financial rewards and spot prizes. We offer more than everyday job satisfaction

Other benefits include:

– Company Private Health Insurance and benefit platform with access to discounted gym memberships, shopping and cinema.

– Group Pension

– Employee Awards

Holiday Buy Back Scheme 

– Additional Special Days Holidays for life events such as your birthday or child’s first day at school etc

– Discounted Dental Treatment

– Fabulous sense of belonging

The successful candidate will:

  • Have initiative and enthusiasm for high standards of customer care
  • Be quick to learn new skills
  • Have the ability to show excellent customer service experience
  • Have the ability to thrive in a busy clinic, and cope with everyday challenges
  • Valid GDC Registration
  • Two Years’ experience as a qualified dental nurse (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

Hours: 38/40.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

If you would like to be working in a fun-loving team in a beautiful environment, then please apply.

    For further information or to apply for this position you can email

    Trainee Dental Nurse

    Positions available at:

    • Dentistry On The Square – Glasgow 
    • Dentistry On The Clyde – Gourock 
    • Links Dental Practice – Edinburgh
    • St Andrews – St Andrews

    We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our award winning pain free dentistry teams as a trainee dental nurse. Full training will be given. Your duties will include setting up surgery, closing down surgery, cross infection control, assisting the dentist, stock control, all decontamination duties. 

    For further information or to apply for this position you can email

    Dental Therapist

    Positions Available at

    • Cherrybank Dental Spa – Edinburgh 
    • Dentistry @ No3 & Dentistry @ Century House – Dunfermline 
    • Lismore House Dental Practice – Carlisle 
    • North Bridge Dental Practice – Hawick

    Are you confident, reliable and resourceful? Do you have lots of energy, a good work ethic, loads of common sense, great communication skills and want to deliver your best care to your patients? We are a fun and caring team looking for an A-Player who is highly efficient, organised, results oriented person, with a sense of humour and positive contribution to our team culture. We want a part-time, long-term, therapist ROCKSTAR who can provide ongoing care to our patients on a private basis.

    The applicant must enjoy learning, being stretched to grow, and ultimately be an integral part of all of our clinical team. The great news is you don’t need any experience as we have all the tool and systems to support you in your on-going development to use the full scope of your practice. Are we a good fit so far?… If YES, keep reading….Here’s something you should know, anyone we add to our practice we like to have:

    1) Team and/or Leadership Experience – people who’ve played on sports or other types of teams or who have had leadership experience understand how to play their role and also how to pitch in wherever and whenever needed.

    2) High-end Customer Service or Restaurant Experience – high-end, busy restaurants or customer service oriented teams generally offer exceptional team training and workers are expected to maintain high levels of service and personal organisation whilst remaining professional under pressure.

    The following items are a list of must-haves you should possess to apply for this position:

    3) Customer Relations Talents

    • Ability to effectively educate patient on their home care, use of products, our services and procedures (training provided)
    • Skills maintaining high customer service standards and rapport building to attract and retain patients, Organised, team focused and always looking to develop skills
    • Organised, team focused and always looking to develop skills
    • Ability to coordinate your patients management with the full clinical team providing treatment
    • Assist in the diagnosis and treatment planning of patients
    • Able to communicate with our wider group and clinical lead to help develop in areas of need Fun and Enjoyable delivery of treatment
    • Enthusiastically handle new patients and build relationships
    • Skills to organise and manage any cross-team correspondence
    • Proactive talent for improving the delivery of care we are able to provide by contributing to team meetings and one to ones
    • Ability to work in a positive culture without limitations of mindset

    Other Specific Must-Have Rockstar Qualities

    • Outstanding customer service and people skills
    • Organisation, prioritisation, and multi-tasking skills
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
    • C and Mac skills; experience with Microsoft-based computer applications
    • Desire to learn about new procedures PLEASE ~ No whiners or complainers either.**What’s In It For YOU?

    Working with us would be the single most useful education you could get. You’d literally be getting paid to deliver great care, customer service and contribute value in the form of your ideas, positive energy and organisational efforts to the team. For example, although your role might be to stablise the periodontal health of a patient… You’ll actually be learning firsthand how to deliver life changing care and five-star service where a patient genuinely looks forward to their next visit with you! Not what we get taught at dental school. You would be working in a fantastically well-equipped practice with access to state-of-the-art equipment, supported by dentists, nursing team and treatment co-ordinators who wish you to use the full scope of practice. You would be appreciated by your patients whilst providing private care to patients where there is huge demand for your skills.

    Plus, you may have the opportunity to be in the room with leading clinicians alongside the Seattle Study Club and from our existing team of hygienist and therapists across the group at their training days… to hear how they think and how they operate. Still interested? … Good! Here’s your next step: BEFORE taking action, re-read this ad twice and make sure it fits your philosophy. If you see yourself as a candidate, please contact us on the email address below!

    We look forward to hearing from you.

    For further information or to apply for this position you can email

    Front Of House

    From £24,092 per annum – Full-Time, Permanent

    Positions Available At:

    • Queens Drive Dental Practice – Glasgow
    • Dentistry On The Clyde – Gourock 
    • Dentistry @ No3 & Dentistry @ Century House – Dunfermline 

    As our Practice Ambassador, experience in working with the public in a customer facing role is essential, previous experience in a dental environment or dental nurse experience would be advantageous. You should possess an excellent telephone manner, exceptional communication and organisational skills and be experienced in Microsoft Office.

    Our package includes:

    • Competitive Salary and progressive development based reviews

    • Private health insurance • Paid training courses to help you reach your goals

    • Birthday’s off

    • Spot prizes (e.g. Restaurant vouchers, Gig tickets, Hotel stays)

    • Opportunity for Career progression with upwards promotion into TCO/management roles within a developing group of practices

    If you can demonstrate that you meet our core values of respect, integrity, teamwork, and the highest levels of customer service that will ensure an excellent patient experience, then we would love to hear from you!

    This is a full time and you would be required to work a late night and a Saturday morning clinic on a rotational basis.

    For further information or to apply for this position you can email

    Practice Manager

    From £31,000 + BONUS per annum – Depending On Experience

    Positions Available At:

    • Cherrybank Dental Spa – Edinburgh 

    A fantastic opportunity for a Practice Manager  whose career development is paramount. You will be working in a completely private practice and dedicated to offering 5*quality patient care. If our core values of Positive attitude, sustainability and teamwork are important to you then we would like to meet you.

    What We Can Offer You

    • Highly competitive, negotiable salary depending on experience
    • Performance based commission pay
    • Commitment to the development of your future career
    • Support in your role from other like minded management team
    • Additional leave for special occasions (including your Birthday)
    • Spot Prizes- Gig tickets, restaurant vouchers , hotel stays
    • Bonus Scheme
    • Private Vitality Healthcare


    Key Responsibilities The role will include, but not be limited to the following:

    • Day to day running of the practice on a continually developing basis in a fast-paced environment that requires a friendly and professional approach.
    • Providing support and on-going development to enhance performance, skills and knowledge of practice staff to assist in the provision of dental care services to patients.
    • Acting as a concierge for new patients to the practice, explaining all aspects of treatment and finance as well as supporting them in their treatment journey.
    • Managing the clinical governance system and maintaining practice policies inc Health & Safety
      Financial management of the practice including: banking, authorising invoices, producing reports, P&L and working towards a budget and KPI’s
    • Leadership of full team including: Rotas, Staff Quarterly 1-2-1’s as well as inductions
      Promoting a team environment and culture that is committed to executing a first-class service to our patients

    Specific Skills

    • Promote the Business culture and ethos
    • A forward thinker and planner
    • Attention to detail
    • Understanding of the generation of income and cost control
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills
    • Organised, disciplined with good management skills
    • Friendly, flexible and highly motivated
    • Be approachable and able to communicate well with all levels of staff and members of the public
    • Enthusiastic and eager to learn and not afraid to ask questions
    • Well presented, reliable, honest and supportive
    • A committed team player who will take on the responsibility for marketing the whole practice to the wider community
    • Driven and focused with a desire to achieve outstanding results.

    This position is full time – 38/40.5 hours per week  You will be joining an elite group of dental professionals , delivering exceptional customer service to ensure the highest standards of patient care.

    If you would like to be working in a fun-loving team in a beautiful environment, then please send your CV to the email address

    Why We Love Working As Part Of The Pain Free Dentistry Group

    Your patients can benefit from our treatments such Endodontics, Implant and Oral Surgery.