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Consultant in Community Dentistry

Job Reference: 833-SH-SP-360-19

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
St Georges Centre
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Leeds Community Dental Service (CDS) are a citywide service. We offer a wide range of dental services in hospital, prison and community settings. The Community Dental Service provides NHS dental care for children and adults who have dental treatment needs which cannot be met in a general dental practice. The majority of our patients have physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairment or more often a combination of these factors.

We are looking for, a highly motivated and enthusiastic consultant to provide clinical leadership in paediatric or special care dentistry. The post holder should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. This post is a permanent post for 8PA's.

The post holder will take a lead role in providing comprehensive care to medically compromised phobic, children and / or adults with behavioural problems and patients who for any reason cannot be treated by a General Dental Practitioner and who require specialist intervention. They will provide a seamless dental service across the primary and secondary care boundary as well as providing strategic direction and clinical leadership of the service. The consultant will be required to lead the General Anaesthetic Services in the Leeds CDS as well as be the trainer for Member of the Facility of Dental Surgery candidates, Specialist Registrars and other trainees.

The applicant must be General Dental Council (GDC) registered and hold a performer number. You should be on the GDC specialist list in paediatric or special care dentistry and have successful completion of an SAC-approved 2 year minimum training programme in a Fixed Term Training Appointment (FTTA) in Dentistry, or within 6 months of completion, or equivalent which follows on from the pre-CCST training period of 3 years.

For further information please contact Dr. Ruth Burnett Medical Director Care Services 0113 2208513, Jacqueline Walker, Operational Team Manager, 0113 392 9869

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to 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 Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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