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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/08/2021.

Senior Restorative Dental Technician

Job Reference: 192-SD-21-0708

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Orthodontic & Maxillofacial
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust was rated good by the Care Quality Commission in its recent inspection report published in January 2020.

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for patients and communities, through its five-year strategy ‘Working Together’. In support of its strategy, in July 2020, the Trust became a university hospital, and will work to drive benefits for patients, colleagues and the local community by embedding research, education and training across the organisation.

The Trust’s main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, which started life more than a century ago as a military hospital. Today it is one of the largest, modern hospitals on the south coast, with 1,200 beds housed in light, bright, infection resistant, en-suite wards. With a turnover of close to £600m, the Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. Some tertiary services are provided to a wider catchment in excess of two million people. The Trust employs over 7,300 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds. We recognise the value that a diverse workforce has in initiating fresh ideas and the contribution to delivering excellence for our patients, their families and carers.

Senior Restorative Technician

The Maxillofacial department at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, forward-thinking Senior Restorative Dental Technician to join the multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an individual to fill a vacant post and produce a range of appliances and prostheses in cooperation with the restorative clinicians provision of a quality patient centred service.


The Department

The MFU has a team of specialists who provide Orthodontic, Oral Surgery and Restorative Dentistry as part of dental and surgical MDT care. We have a well-established MFU laboratory with highly skilled specialist technicians who provide support for post-surgery rehabilitation and complex care. The MFU has dedicated Orthodontic clinics, day case operating theatres and a suite of clinic rooms for Maxillofacial, Oral Surgery and Restorative dentistry. The department also has its own X-Ray facilities including CBCT.

The main outpatient department is situated at the Queen Alexandra Hospital site, however, we run peripheral outpatient clinics across South Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight.

The post is primarily in support of the Prosthetics Restorative team, which supports a three Consultant led service encompassing all aspects of denture work. This entails both conventional and prosthetics supported by milled fixed beam components.

There is also a shared responsibility to support the Orthodontic and Maxillofacial team within the laboratory, when needed.

The applicant should possess experience in Fixed and Removable Prosthetics, with evident knowledge and experience in implant work.


Job Role

  • Join a team that provides patient specific appliances to the MFU department at PHT to support the Maxillofacial Department Oncology, Orthognathic and Restorative Dental services.

  • Attend clinics and theatres to give technical support and advice to MFU clinicians, when necessary.

  • Maintain and develop local services by innovation and best practice.

  • Provide training and support for junior staff.


  • Enthusiastic and motivated.

  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Experienced with a good grounding in dental technology.

  • Full GDC registration.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Anna Veli


Closing Date 14/08/2021


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