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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/10/2019.

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Job Reference: 845-LOC1640

Locala Community Partnerships CIC
£39,638 to £61,659 pa

Locala Community Partnerships CIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

An element of flexible working is expected to maintain safe, effective, responsive services. Locala offer a competitive pension scheme with Royal London. All posts recruited to by Locala Community Partnerships CIC (whether on a fixed term or substantive basis) are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Please be aware that Locala does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

To minimise delays please ensure your application is submitted with valid email addresses for referees, one of whom MUST be your current or most recent employer.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society regardless of disability, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

Please apply as soon as possible as posts will be closed once sufficient applications are received.

Locala Dental Care provides comprehensive dental care for children and adults with special needs, and for other priority groups, across Calderdale and Kirklees.

We have a vacancy for a Band A salaried clinician to provide care for children and adults who cannot access the General Dental Service. This post involves providing high quality care to children and adults including those with complex medical co-morbidities, learning difficulties, patient management issues, and complex dental needs in Huddersfield and Halifax. Care will be provided in community clinics and in domiciliary settings. You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Equally important is the ability to build good working relationships and be an effective team player. You will be supported by specialist clinicians in paediatric and special care dentistry and encouraged to develop your skills and learning.


The successful applicant must be fully registered with the General Dental Council and have completed vocational training, be able to obtain a Performer Number to work within NHS Primary Care Dentistry, hold a driving licence and have access to a vehicle due to the requirement for regular travel. The posts will require the relevant disclosure check with the Criminal Records Bureau.


For informal enquiries and informal visits:-

Please contact:

Ian Booth, Clinical Director on 077635 566325 or Hannah Huddle, Business Manager on 0300 3045105


If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Locala will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £56 or Standard £38) from your first 3 months salary (including Internal colleagues if there is a new requirement for a DBS check). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

If you have not been shortlisted you will be notified through the NHS Jobs Website. If you require further information on why you haven’t been shortlisted please contact the recruiting manager. Please provide your contact details for either email or telephone for them to be in touch. If an insufficient number of applications are received for this vacancy, there is a possibility the post could be re advertised even after the shortlisting process.

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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