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Senior Dental Officer

Job Reference: 351-CW246-EJ

Employer:
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Specialist Community Services
Location:
L7F9 E7722 Dental PDS Barbara Castle Way (C), Blackburn with Darwen/Clitheroe
Salary:
£60,450 to £72,324 pa

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.


PDS Band B Senior Dental Officer

Salary scale £60,450-£70,704 pro rata commensurate with experience and previous NHS employment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of Band B Senior Dental Officer Posts for our PDS service within the Lancashire Care Foundation Trust Dental Service.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE?

Let us help your career grow, working for one of the largest salaried services in the North West!

Are you enthusiastic, flexible, reliable team player with excellent communication skills?

Are you interested in becoming a DCT Trainer?

We are looking for experienced and motivated dentists to join our dynamic General Dental Service to deliver routine and urgent dental care to the population of Central and East Lancashire.

A favourable salary to General Dental Practice with the added bonus of: paid leave, lower professional indemnity, no laboratory bills. We also have strong links with education and UCLAN.

We are offering the chance to work in our state of the art dental surgeries with support of experienced dental nurses, Therapists and Clinical Dental Technicians to assist you in achieving your UDA target and working within NHS Regulations.

You will also receive support with mandatory training and CPD.

Good parking facilities and excellent motorway links.

You will be based at one of our sites working across Lancashire Care Dental Service footprint.

Lancashire Care Dental Service provides general PDS dental services from 8.30am to 10pm over 7 days a week.

This role will be supported by a PDS Clinical Lead and a Clinical Manager.

Please be aware that this is a Salaried Personal Dental Service post not a Community Dental service post.

Please ensure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification as your application will be measured against this document.

Please note that further communication can be sought from Lancashire Care Foundation Trust which will normally be on the email address given on the application form. You should also ensure that email addresses and telephone numbers are provided for your referees, to enable the Trust to contact them.

You are advised to consider applying for Lancashire Care Foundation Trust vacancies as soon as possible as in some instances vacancies are closed as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you are not invited to interview within three weeks of the closing date then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates. This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) so please be aware of the DBS Code of Practice, a copy of which is available from the Recruitment Services team, or by logging on to

Successful applicants must also fulfil local Occupational Health requirements.



For further details / informal visits contact:

If candidates are interested in having an informal discussion or to visit any of our sites please contact; Parminder Gooder on: 07960620831 or 01772 777804.




Please note that further communication from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) will normally be to the email address given on the application form. You should also ensure that email addresses and telephone numbers are provided for your referees, to enable LCFT to contact them.


Please ensure that you read the Person Specification attached below as your application will be measured against this document. Applications from job share partners are welcome and other forms of flexible working will be considered for all posts.

For all posts which require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check please be aware of the Disclosure & Barring Service Code of Practice, a copy of which is available by logging on to the DBS website. If the post is subject to DBS disclosure, a charge will be made to the successful candidate(s).

You are advised to consider applying for LCFT vacancies as soon as possible as in some instances vacancies are closed as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you are not invited to interview within three weeks of the closing date then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

We welcome applications from people regardless of age, disability (especially people who have experience of accessing mental health, or Learning Disability Services or caring for someone who has accessed mental health services or Learning Disability Services), ethnicity, gender, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

Please note, Lancashire Care Foundation Trust uses a 3rd party recruitment provider called Trac Systems. Upon completion your application form will be transferred to Trac Systems and we will use this for all future correspondence.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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