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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/08/2022.

Dental Therapist

Job Reference: J127-A-22-1697

Community Dental Services CIC
Colchester & Witham
£32,306 – £39.027 per annum, pro rata

Dental Therapist

Part Time, 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Ref No: J127-A-22-1697

Hours: 22.5 hours, 3 days per week

Bases: Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR

            Witham Health Centre, 4 Mayland Road, Witham, CM8 2UX

Salary: £32,306 – £39,027 per annum, pro rata
(Actual £19,383.60 - £23,416.20)

Do you want to make a difference? If so, why not consider a career with an award winning, dentally led social enterprise?

Community Dental Services CIC are looking for a Dental Therapist who identifies with our values as a Social Enterprise and are passionate about providing care for those most at need.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic Dental Therapists for this post based at Colchester Primary Care Centre and Witham Health Centre and to support clinics across Essex as required.

The post holder will deliver dental treatment and preventative care to patients and clients of Community Dental Services. Essex clinics provide dental care for many groups in the community including patients with additional needs. You may be required to support other clinics across the county and assist with general anaesthetic, sedation, domiciliary care, screening and epidemiological surveys.

As you will be expected to provide support to all clinics across Essex, the ability to visit all bases in the county is essential.

What do we offer?

  • Part time, permanent contract, 22.5 hours per week
  • Starting salary gross £32,306 per year, pro rata (Actual £19,383.60)
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, pro rata
  • Dentally led, patient focused working environment that is not constrained by UDA targets
  • Access to Corporate Pension Scheme
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Funded internal and external mandatory training to enable you to maintain your CPD
  • Support with training for your wider professional development
  • Paid indemnity
  • Uniforms provided
  • Become a shareholder and have a say in how our organisation is run at all levels
  • Opportunity to play a key part in local social care initiatives

Informal discussions welcome. Please contact Jane Rodrigues, Specialist in Special Care Dentistry,, telephone: 07825 434169.

Please apply online at NHS Jobs quoting the above Reference Number.

Please ensure that you read the Job Description, which also includes the person specification, before applying.

Closing date: 14th August 2022
Interview date: TBC

Head Office: Community Dental Services CIC, Colworth House,

Colworth Park, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, MK44 1LZ

Tel no: 01234 310223

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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