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Oral Health Improvement Practitioner

Job Reference: J127-A-19-0330

Community Dental Services CIC
Oral Health Improvement
Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire
£21,089- £23,761 per annum, pro rata


Oral Health Improvement Practitioner


Part Time, Permanent


Reference No:   J127-A-19-0330

Hours:                22.5 hours, Part Time (3 days)

Base:                   Upper Heyford Oxfordshire                        

Salary:                 £21,089- £23,761 per annum, pro rata

                             (actual £12,653.40 - £14,256.60)


Can you picture yourself working in a public health role with a highly experienced and specialised team?


If your answer is ‘yes’ and you see yourself as a caring, flexible and approachable person where you will be appreciated by community groups and the team, then this is the place for you.  You will have a genuine desire to help reduce oral health inequalities and be an excellent communicator.


What are we looking for?

You will be confident and competent to deliver “train the trainer” oral health sessions across Oxfordshire Your experience of participation in health campaigns and the production of high-quality resources will demonstrate your creativity and imagination.  Experience in using social media platforms, to improve oral health by reaching out to more communities, will be an advantage.


You will have proficient IT skills; accuracy and promptness are important. You will understand the oral health needs of our local population, engaging positively with those most vulnerable to oral health inequalities and disadvantage. Other duties include providing oral health promotion to vulnerable groups in the community along with formal and informal training for a variety of employees working in the community, including health professionals and peer educators.


Working patterns are flexible within the hours Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 6.00pm. Occasionally you will be required to work outside these hours. This is an Oxfordshire-wide role so car drivers are essential.


Informal discussions welcome, please contact Charlotte Iddon, Oral Health Improvement Manager Telephone 01869 238335


Please apply on line at NHS Jobs quoting the above reference number



Closing date:     Tuesday 27 August 2019

Interview date:   Tuesday 17 September 2019



Head Office: Community Dental Services CIC, Colworth House, Colworth Park,

Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, MK44 1LZ

Tel no: 0333 207 5992

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