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Trust Grade Dental Practitioner in Restorative Dentistry

Job Reference: 317-TD-21-326

Employer:
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Dental
Location:
317 04 Newcastle Dental Hospital
Salary:
£51,510 per annum pro rata

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Newcastle Hospitals are proud to be one of the exemplar organisations across the NHS on sustainability, with a long history of delivering Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) and the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency. Our strategy includes commitments to being Net Zero by 2030, for our direct carbon footprint, and Net Zero by 2040 for our footprint plus. Delivering these ambitions will not be possible without the help, support and action of every single member of our team.


ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY / FREEMAN HOSPITAL

DENTAL DIRECTORATE

TRUST GRADE DENTAL PRACTITIONER (TEACHING) IN RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

REF. 317-TD-21-326

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for 5 highly motivated, ambitious individuals to join our well integrated team.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

 

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under-represented groups.

 

Applications are invited for the post of Trust Grade Practitioner Restorative Dentistry based at Newcastle Dental Hospital in order to supervise and assist undergraduate dental and dental therapy students in their clinical training and clinical duties. The positions build on our recognition of the very important contribution that experienced dental practitioners make to the clinical training of our dental undergraduates by offering an enthusiastic individual the opportunity to contribute fully to the organisation and delivery of clinical teaching to undergraduate students.

 

You will be an experienced Dental Surgeon with an enthusiasm to communicate your own knowledge and experience to undergraduate students. You will have been fully registered with the GDC for at least 3 years with training experience within the clinical dental team. You will be offered a structured induction. Your major role will be the supervision and assistance to dental undergraduates or student dental therapists during their clinical allocation in restorative dentistry. Students’ clinical work will involve general restorative care and management of patients who are experiencing pain or presenting with other complaints. The appointee will be expected to oversee all relevant aspects of restorative care to the level expected of a newly qualified dentist. This is a 0.2 full time equivalent post (1 day per week) in term time (42 weeks per annum). You will be eligible to apply for an honorary appointment with Newcastle University as part of the post.

In addition to your teaching duties, you may be required to contribute to the delivery of NHS service treatment on an outpatient basis when the students are not in term.

This is a Trust post, with terms and conditions of service allied to those of Specialty Doctors. The salary for this post is £51,510 FTE per annum pro rata.

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr Simon Stone, Honorary Consultant, Director of Clinical Studies, simon.stone1@nhs.net

To apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs and complete the application form in full, please ensure that you provide references to cover the last 3 years. For any further queries, please contact Colin Sakhe, HR Advisor at Colin.Sakhe@nhs.net, quoting the post reference number.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

This post is subject to the rehabilitation of 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 Services (formerly known as the Criminal Records Bureau) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

Closing Date: 24 October 2021

Interview Date: TBC




Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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