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Dental Officer

Job Reference: 449-DE027-1

Solent NHS Trust
Special Care Dental
£38,861 - £58,291

Solent NHS Trust Dental Officer Band A salaried pay scale.

Posts are subject to the national terms and conditions for the salaried dental services.

Location: Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton

A vacancy exists for a Band A Dental Officer, full or part time to provide dental care for children and adults with special needs on a clinic and domiciliary basis. This is a salaried Dental Officer post within the Solent NHS Trust Dental Service, working out of our clinic at the Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton. Solent NHS Trust salaried Dental Service provides a number of specialist services including sedation, domiciliary and general anesthesia and has a well-established special needs and paediatric dental services. Applicants for the above post must have full registration with the GDC. Applicants are required to have completed, or demonstrate that they have equivalence to vocational training as an NHS performer number is essential to the post. There are a wide range of development opportunities and we positively support further training and work towards professional development. Our modern surgeries are well equipped, comfortable and pleasant to work in with computerised practice management and charting systems and digital radiography systems. If you have excellent communication skills and a caring and empathetic manner you will find our clinics are an excellent environment to work in.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Denise Mattin, Clinical Director on 07880500123. An informal visit can be arranged on request.

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest and we are inundated with applications, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage. In order to keep administration costs to a minimum, the receipt of your application will not be acknowledged. If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected. Applicants from the Solent NHS Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products

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