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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2020.

Community Dental Officer

Job Reference: 333-MS20-DEN-35473

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Buckinghamshire Priority Dental Service
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
£40,629 - £59,457 per annum

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

Community Dental Officer

Location: Based in Aylesbury Vale but working across sites in Buckinghamshire

Hours: up to 5 days (37.5 hours)

Hours of work: 08.45-12.30 and 13.00 - 16.45

Buckinghamshire Priority Dental Service (BPDS) is looking for enthusiastic and conscientious dentist with excellent interpersonal skills and interests in all fields of dentistry. You will be joining a team that is responding to change, redesigning services, committed to a patient-focused NHS and developing innovative solutions to improved access and oral health. BPDS has a dynamic team that includes Specialists, Dental Therapists, and Dental Core Trainees.

The post holder will have full registration with the GDC. The post will involve providing dental care to people of all ages including those with special needs, physical disabilities and other priority groups. This may include: treatment under sedation and general anaesthetic, providing domiciliary care, epidemiology and the treatment of patients in prison/secure units. Opportunities may be available to be involved in the training of junior staff such as a Dental Core Trainee.

Candidates will be expected to hold the Bachelor in Dental Surgery qualification or equivalent and have full GDC registration. Applicants must also have an NHS performer number, be on an Appropriate Performers List or eligible to apply

For an informal Discussion about this post please contact:

Name: Dr Jane Little

Job title: Clinical Dental Director

Contact Number: 01908 724677

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 28th February 2020

Interviews to be held: date to be confirmed – provisionally Weds 25th March 2020

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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