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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/03/2021.

Dental Therapist

Job Reference: 415-L21-111

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Salaried Dental Service
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic Dental Therapist who is passionate about providing high quality dental care to join our committed Team. The role is 22.5 hours per week and is on a substantive basis.

Northern Devon NHS Healthcare Trust Salaried Dental Service treats community and emergency patients of all agesand is based in 7 sites across Devon. This post is based out of Barnstaple Health Centre, within walking distance of the city centre.

We currently have a part time vacancy for an experienced Dental Therapist looking for a new challenge within the Salaried Dental Service. You will be working as part of a friendly and supportive team with experienced dentists and nursing staff.

The jobholder will treat community and emergency patients of all ages within our main department and community hospitals. Experience of providing treatment under sedation would be advantageous.

Full GDC registration is essential.

Previous experience in General Dental Practice is preferable but, support from experienced colleagues is available within the department. Preference will be given to candidates with a sedation qualification. Continuous professional development is encouraged.

For an informal discussion please contact Sue Smith, Senior Manager on 01392 352144 or

(This post is subject to formal matching. The Band is confirmed but there may need to be some revision to the JD required in the future)

Closing Date: 28th March 2021

This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

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.

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.

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

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.

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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