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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/03/2020.

Senior Dental Officer

Job Reference: 130-8362153-130220-PC

Employer:
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Department:
Senior Dental Officer - Community Dental Officer
Location:
Central Clinic, Swansea
Salary:
£63,201 - £73,923per annu

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

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


Do you share our health board values; Caring for each other; working together; always improving? If so we would love for you to come and work for SBU HB.

The Community Dental Service (CDS) in Swansea Bay University Health Board (SBUHB) provides dental care for vulnerable people of all ages who are unable to receive dental care due to some form of disability. The CDS is seeking to appoint a Senior Dental Officer (SDO) to help develop dental services for vulnerable children and adults in SBUHB. A significant part of the SDO role will involve providing treatment using conscious sedation and general anaesthesia.

The successful post holder will be based in a CDS clinic in Swansea but will also be expected to provide clinical activities at other clinics and hospitals within the CDS area of responsibility. These clinical activities will include working in CDS clinics, providing domiciliary dental care, utilising wheelchair and bariatric aids when required, visiting secure and rehabilitation units as service demands require.

The successful post holder will be joining a CDS team that comprises of Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, a Specialist in Special Care Dentistry, Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry, Dental Officers, Dental Therapists and Dental Nurses that provides dental care for vulnerable people of all ages via clinics in the Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend areas and during domiciliary dental care. Mobile dental units may also be used to provide a more flexible service.

SBU University Local Health Board has responsibility for the health of over 270,000 people and is one of the largest providers of integrated healthcare in the UK. With a budget of over £1 billion and employing 12,000 people the Health Board provides acute, tertiary, intermediate, mental health, community and primary care services to people in Bridgend, Neath, Port Talbot, Swansea and beyond. We are a University Health Board working in partnership with Swansea University, Swansea School of Medicine, the School of Health Science and the Institute of Life Science.

Swansea is Wales' second-largest city, and sits on the five-mile sweep of Swansea Bay. An ideal base for exploring south-west Wales, there's also much on offer for visitors in Swansea itself. Swansea has a range of shops, cozy cafes, great restaurants, art galleries as well as being able to offer good outdoor lifestyle with its beautiful coastline and beaches on the Gower Peninsula. Swansea also has excellent sporting facilities including the Wales National pool and liberty stadium home to the Ospreys and Swansea city football club.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rohini. mohan@wales.nhs.uk

Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry/CDS Clinical Lead

 




Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.


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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