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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/10/2021.

Salaried Dentist Band A

Job Reference: 110-MD660-0821-A

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Dewi Sant Hospital, Pontypridd
£41,768 - £62,652 per annum

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

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All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

The Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB Community Dental Service (CDS) is currently looking to appoint a Dental Officer on a permanent contract. This post is a 1.00 WTE providing dental care in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg locality. The post will be based in Dewi Sant Hospital but the successful candidate will be required to work in clinics across all localities.

The successful applicant will join a dynamic team providing the full range of community dentistry working alongside other dentists, an orthodontist and a dental therapist.

The post holder will be expected to treat a wide range of patients including treatment under conscious sedation, emergency access sessions and special care dentistry for all ages. The clinics are involved in the outreach training of final year undergraduates and the clinical supervision of Year 2 dentists on the Dental Core Training schemes.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential as there may be occasions when the post holder will be required to work in other fixed clinics, on the mobile dental units, or provide domiciliary care which requires the ability to drive a manual vehicle.

The CDS is one of the largest salaried services in the UK with over 80 staff providing a diverse range of treatment to a widely dispersed population within South Wales. Dental care is provided from 10 fixed clinics and a number of mobile dental units to patients north of the M4: The Directorate serves the valley communities in the Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend.

The range of treatment provided includes sedation, special care dentistry, paediatrics, General Anaesthesia, Access, Domiciliary visits and orthodontics. The CDS also runs the Welsh Government oral health improvement initiatives, Designed to Smile and Gwen am Byth and epidemiology surveys in these areas.

The Community Dental Service is currently undergoing a review, therefore the current job description may be subject to change.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 7th October 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

James Gillespie

Associate Clinical Director

01685 351000

Alison Evans

Senior Dental Officer

016835 351000

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