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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2021.

Clinical Lead Salaried Dental Service

Job Reference: 415-MP492-20

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust - Medical & Dental
415_626 Dentistry : 38495
£77,732 to £89,333 pa

Lead Clinician – Devon (Exeter, East, Mid and North)

Salary & Allowances: Band C – £77,732 - £89,333 pro rata
(Plus a generous education allowance and NHS contributory pension scheme)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Clinician to work in Special Care Dentistry at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, an innovative Trust that is consistently ranked top in the country for staff satisfaction.

This is a salaried position, based in Devon, without the stress of UDAs and clawback, which also includes the benefit of a full NHS pension. The role is well supported by a highly motivated, multidisciplinary team of dentists, dental therapists, post graduate trainees, dental nurses and admin staff ensuring you the opportunity to make a genuine difference in the community.

The Lead Clinician will work in partnership with the General Manager to develop the service and contribute towards strategic and operational planning. They will provide clear and visible leadership to a team of Band B Dentists and will act as a role model, providing clinical and leadership support to the wider dental team. Time will be allocated for this activity and it is envisaged that the Lead Clinician will also continue to act in a clinical capacity 2 – 3 days a week.

Our dental service has close links with hospital consultants, professional care services and clinical training programmes providing opportunities for continuing professional development, research and teaching.

This post is offered on a full-time basis.

The Devon Salaried Dental Service operates within 7 locations based across Exeter, East, Mid and North Devon and incorporates five broad work streams including; special care, general anaesthesia and sedation, urgent care, oral surgery, oral health promotion and oral screening and epidemiology.

Our medical staffing team will help you get settled, providing financial relocation support, registration for children at one of the excellent local schools and support for partners seeking employment.

Full GDC registration and a PCT performer number are essential.

Please contact Sue Smith, Specialist Services Manager – / 01392 352144 for an informal chat about this post.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

According to many clinical targets, we rate as one of the best performing non-foundation trusts in England, because we treat patients in line with national waiting time standards, have very few hospital-acquired infections and meet our four-hour waiting times for urgent care. We have a huge range of clinical expertise that we share across professional spheres to ensure people get world-class care when they need it.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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