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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/02/2020.

Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Job Reference: 150-VD3151-MED-H

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Haywards Heath Health Centre, Haywards Heath
£79,860-£107,668 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
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Part time (24 hours per week) permanent contract.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s (SCFT) Special Care Dental team for a Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry.

The post holder will provide comprehensive high quality dental care for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children within our Special Care Dental service, including treatments under local anaesthesia, inhalation sedation and general anaesthesia. The post offers opportunities for an inspiring leader to mentor and guide the Special Care Dental team, offering training, insights into the latest research and links with local networks to further improve the quality of the service provided.

We have a friendly and varied team of clinicians with a range of interests and skills in the area of Special Care Dentistry and a commitment to deliver the best quality of specialist care to patients with a diverse and complex set of needs. SCFT offers a supportive structure with innovation and quality improvement a key driver. If you are an enthusiastic, highly motivated and innovative clinician with a passion to deliver excellent care at the heart of the community, please contact us to see what a career in SCFT could be like for you.

The post is based in Haywards Heath, with theatre sessions in Brighton. You may occasionally be asked to work across our other clinics in West Sussex, as the lead paediatrician sharing your skills and expertise with colleagues across the service.

The successful applicant should be fully registered with the GDC, have an NHS primary dental care performer number, be on the specialist list in paediatric dentistry and possess or be within 6 months of receiving, a certificate of accreditation or eligibility for a CCT in Paediatric Dentistry.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Parul Patel, Clinical Director - 01444 884106/07901 225458

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