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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/03/2020.

Dental Officer

Job Reference: 229-MDMS-109

Wye Valley NHS Trust
229 Personal Dental Services Gaol Street
£40,629 to £63,200 pa


Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT and the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we’d want for our family and friends.

More than 3,000 people work for the Trust – they tell us it’s a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

The fact that we’re rural hasn’t hampered our ambitious plans to be the best we can. We’re a “fast follower” in the NHS Digital Clinical IT Exemplar programme, we’ve just signed a multi-million pound deal with Philips to ensure we have the latest radiology equipment and we’re in the process of having three new wards built.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: “The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff; a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.”

Our values - Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time…all the time.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @wvtrecruitment Facebook@wyevalleyNHS


The Dental Access Centre is part of Wye Valley NHS Trust.

It is located on the border of Wales and provides the gateway to the Brecon Beacons to the west and Malvern Hills and Worcestershire to the east.

2 posts based across Herefordshire

Community Dentist – Band A

1 x Full time post

1 x Part time post


Band A £40 629 – 60 943pa

We welcome all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role.

The post will involve providing exclusively NHS routine and urgent dental care to people of all ages including those varied special care/additional needs and those who have had difficulty accessing GDS NHS dental care at sites across Herefordshire.

Applicants for the Community Dental Officers posts will be flexible, motivated and patient focussed. They must possess full GDC registration and to have or be eligible for a Performer number; have evidence in a portfolio of up to date continuous professional development; be able to demonstrate leadership skills and relevant clinical experience; and have excellent communication skills with an understanding of and ability to be sensitive to the needs of relevant patient groups.


You must be able to travel across Herefordshire in the delivery of dental care.

Closing Date: 13 March 2020

Interview Date: 3rd April 2020


All correspondence relating to this vacancy including INVITATIONS TO INTERVIEW WILL BE BY EMAIL ONLY. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. If you have not received an email within 4 weeks of the closing date then assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please ensure when completing your application form that your references cover the last 3 years and that they are provided by appropriate referees for example not work colleagues but from someone in a position of authority where you have previously worked.

Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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