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Band 5 Civilian Dental Hygienist

Job Reference: J221-A-20-17765

Ministry of Defence (Defence Medical Services)
RAF Marham
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
£24,214-£30,112 per annum

Ministry of Defence - Defence Medical Services

We are seeking a Band 5 Civilian Dental Hygienist to join our team at RAF Marham, Kings Lynn.

The successful candidate will receive a Market Skills Supplement of £5750.

The purpose of this role is to provide dental treatment, oral hygiene instruction and education, and any other appropriate clinical procedure as prescribed by a Dental Officer in support of the DPHC (Dental) Oral Health Strategy.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Ensuring their surgery is prepared appropriately for the day’s patients in accordance with current regulations.

- Carrying out work under the direction of a registered dentist who has examined the patient and indicated in writing the course of treatment to be provided.

- Maintaining the standard and cleanliness of the surgery and accommodation for which they are responsible, reporting any deficiencies in accordance with local protocols.

- Clean, disinfect, sterilise and where required, pack instruments after each patient, ensuring IPC protocols are always followed.

- Ensuring all statistical data is collated in accordance with current DPHC policy.

- Managing dental records (manual and electronic), ensuring the correct hastening, receipt, despatch, registration and storage.

The selection at sift stage will be based on your CV. At interview, you will be tested against the following Technical Skills:

NHS Core – NHSC1 – Communication

NHS Core – NHSC2 – Personal & People Development

NHS Core – NHSC3 – Health, Safety & Security

NHS Core – NHSC4 – Service Improvement

NHS Core – NHSC5 – Quality

NHS Core – NHSC6 – Equality and Diversity

Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it using your surname then first name prior to submitting your application.

To be successful you will have a knowledge of range of oral health procedures; acquired through training to degree level or to diploma level plus experience to degree equivalent level.

You must be a Registered member of the GDC.

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

Please be aware that if you are found successful you will be asked to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date.

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Please ensure you have read all the details in the important information link prior to applying.

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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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