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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/10/2021.

Employed Dentists

Job Reference: 156-998-21-6498

GP Surgeries and Medical Centres
Smile Together Dental
£58,000 pa depending on experience pa pro rata

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Smile Together Dental CIC is a successful employee-owned Cornish social enterprise where we often do things differently and our unique and varied employed dentist roles are no exception. An opportunity to shape and develop your dental career alongside urgent care provision, whether that’s in minor oral surgery, orthodontics, GDP, special care or paediatrics – you choose!

Want to make a real difference? You couldn’t be in better company.

These rewarding opportunities require experience, dedication and flexibility alongside a passionate commitment to patient care, innovation and continuous service improvement.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Delivering our much-valued ‘safety net’ dental service that we’re commissioned by NHS England to deliver in Cornwall, specifically urgent dental care for patients (both children and adults) unable to access a General Dental Practitioner, and for visitors to the county requiring emergency care
  • Telephone triaging patients as the first step towards treatment for those who need us most in our Urgent Dental Care Hubs
  • Identifying and treating those patients most in need of follow up emergency care, supporting impact case studies
  • Participating in our community dental and oral health promotion activities, helping us to deliver our social and environmental impact
  • Balancing your urgent dental care commitments with the delivery of dentistry for NHS and private patients, including those on referral pathways, depending upon your skill set and preferred career focus

You will need to have full GDC registration and an NHS Performer Number.

It’s never been a more exciting time to join us – we’re having a major impact in the South West and we’re different!

Our package includes:

  • Salary up to £58,000 per annum depending on experience (pro rata if not working full time and our standard full time contract is 37.5 hours per week excluding breaks)
  • Paid indemnity and GDC registration (pro rata)
  • 27 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays each year (pro rata)
  • Access to NHS pension
  • Personal relocation support and package of up to £8,000* (where appropriate)
  • A dedicated training package, both clinical to maintain your CPD and wider professional development via our Smile Together Training Academy
  • A friendly support network with an induction colleague assigned to assist your transition to our company
  • 100% laboratory fees paid
  • Access to reliable equipment including digital x-rays
  • Free uniforms/scrubs, PPE and an annual flu jab alongside a range of health and wellbeing support and resources
  • Workforce benefits package
  • Outstanding work life balance in a beautiful part of the country
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder* and have a genuine voice in our employee-owned business

*Conditions apply

We’re a committed and friendly team that puts our people and patients first – join us in providing a valued dental service in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Application deadline - these opportunities will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received so please do contact us and send in your application as soon as you can.


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