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Community Dental Officer

Job Reference: 213-UPACS-0150

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Community Special Care Dentistry
Westmoor Health Centre, Westmoor Health Centre
£34,023 - £60,453 per annum(pro-rata) inc HCA

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.


Part-time Community Dentist to be based in South West London

Band A

We are seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious dentist with good interpersonal and clinical skills to join the Community Special Care Dental Service. This is a 2 day per week position and will involve working in one of our clinics based in Wandsworth as well as providing domiciliary care for our patients residing in the local area.

The successful candidate will preferably have current or recent previous, experience of working in a UK-based salaried primary-care dental service. They should have established and demonstrable skills in the provision of oral health care for children and adults with special needs. Ideally the candidate will also have experience of domiciliary dentistry, dental screening and dental epidemiological fieldwork. Candidates who have worked in General Dental Services and have an interest in Special Care will also be considered.

Working as part of a team and with excellent nursing support, this post will suit a dentist who is committed to providing a high standard of oral health care.

Good clinical and patient-management skills will enable the post-holder to achieve a high level of personal job satisfaction.

Full registration with the GDC and completed vocational training or equivalence is essential for this post as is eligibility for a NHS performer number. A driving licence and daily access to a vehicle is also essential.

Candidates will not be short-listed unless their application provides evidence of how they meet the essential competencies listed in the Person Specification.

Closing date for applications is Monday 26th February 2018.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th March 2018.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Fiona Hill, Lead Clinician, via email:


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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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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