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Clinical Director - Community Dental Services

Job Reference: 841-19-182-FB

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Countywide Services - Community Dental
£73,770 - £84,780

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Band: C

Salary: £73,770 - £84,780

Hours: 37.5 hours per week - requests for flexible working are encouraged

Location: Southgate Moorings, Gloucester GL1 2DB

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, innovative and forward thinking individual to join us here at Gloucestershire care services in the role of Clinical Director for the Community Dental Services

This is an exciting opportunity to join Gloucestershire Community Dental Service during a period of transformation. We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive individual to lead a team of experienced dentists, dental therapists and nurses through this period of change while continuing to deliver an efficient, effective and timely dental service to patients across Gloucestershire.

This post will be an excellent development opportunity for an experienced Dentist, inside or outside of the current Dental Service, who wish to enhance their skills and learning in a senior leadership role and gain transformational experience in working towards the vision of an outstanding Community Dental service.

You will provide clinical and managerial leadership to Community Dental Services, delivering a core service in line with commissioning specifications, including Special Care and Paediatric Dentistry, Sedation, Unscheduled Dental Care and Public Health Functions.

If you would like to work for an Organisation that values its staff, aims to deliver the best care, offering compassion to all patients, their carers and families, and you can demonstrate this to us, we would like to hear from you!

For information or enquires please contact Louise Moss , email address:

This vacancy is subject to an Enhanced disclosure with barring for Adults and Children. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Shortlisting date: 24th July 2019

Interview date: TBC

Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

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.

UK Registration

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

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