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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2019.

Dental Officer

Job Reference: 050-DENTALOFFICER3-0919

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Dental Officer
Wrexham Dental Clinic, Wrexham Dental Clinic
Salary Band A - £39,639 - £61,659

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Part time Dental Officer Post

Salary Band A - £39,639 - £61,659*

Based at Wrexham Dental Clinic with duties at other sites


This full time Band A Dental Officer post will be working in Wrexham Dental Clinic (part time considered)

(*extended competency point)

Opportunities in North Wales Community Dental Service

North Wales Community Dental Service is a large service employing just over 200 staff. Ten of our dentists are on one or more of the GDC Specialist lists with three additional dentists having Masters Degrees. We encourage staff development and currently have four Dentists on Masters Courses and two Dentists have gained DwSI status.


The service is committed to continuing education with most clinical staff trained in Inhalation Sedation. This service is offered by dentists and therapists at most of our 27 sites. IV Sedation services are available at six sites across North Wales and the Community Dental Service operates general anaesthetic services at the four District General Hospitals. A latex allergy clinic operates at Rhyl. We are also supported by a visiting Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry from Alder Hey.


The service offers Dental Nurse Training for dental nurses leading to the NEBDN diploma examination and post certification/diploma courses in Special Care Dentistry, Conscious Sedation and Dental Health Education. We currently have three places for DCT(1)s and have appointed to and Specialist Registrar post in Special Care Dentistry. All final year dental students from Cardiff Dental School attend a compulsory 2-week module on the Outreach Student Training Scheme at Wrexham Dental Centre.


Recent service developments include an Intermediate Tier (Dental Alveolar Surgery) Service and the provision of support to the Head & Neck Cancer MDT. Direct Access training for Therapists is provided and we are committed to expanding our skill mix models. A number of preventive programmes operate: Designed to Smile (an all-Wales Programme targeting children in the most deprived areas of Wales); Gwên am Byth (Care Home Programme); Mouth Care in Hospitals (1000 Lives) and Child and Adult Learning Disability Programmes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, flexible and motivated team players with excellent communication skills. Relocation packages available.


For further information please contact:

Dr Sandra Sandham, Clinical Director 03000856234

Stuart Mawson, Deputy Clinical Director 03000859645

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website.

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