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Senior Dental Technician

Job Reference: 358-1697440-MSK-SW

University Hospitals of Leicester
Restorative Dentistry Department
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Dental Technician to join a multi- disciplined team in the Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry Department.

The successful candidate should have a proven track record of restorative techniques and the ability to construct all appliances including implant prosthodontics. To provide technical support for the clinical staff of the department and to integrate as a team member in this well equipped laboratory.

Duties will include, Crown & Bridge, implant work and CAD/CAM design. Routine denture construction and splints. High quality working and study models.

This is an excellent opportunity to apply your skills and furthering your experience with advanced techniques. You will have a high level of manual dexterity, be a good communicator and have a commitment to quality.

Applications are invited from Dental Technicians with experience in these areas of Dental Technology. Essential qualifications to include an entry level qualification in Dental Technology BSc (or equivalent), an advanced level qualification and registered with the GDC.

Closing Date: 10/09/2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nicholas Craik, Dental Laboratory Manager :-

  • 0116 256 3528


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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