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Full Time
£39,638 - £59,457 / year
NHS Band 8B

Job Description

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Salaried Dentist - A
37.5 Hours per week
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£39,638 - £59,457 per annum
10/02/2019 23:59

Want to work for a service rated Outstanding by CQC for patient care? Look no further!

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are a large community dental service with a remit covering Somerset and Dorset and are looking for candidates to join our Somerset team.

Access to NHS general dental services in Somerset is good meaning the service is able to focus on providing access to dental care for adults and children with varied special care/paediatric additional needs or disabilities.  This includes medically compromised patients who require treatment in a specialised setting and anxious children. We also provide domiciliary care and minor oral surgery.

This is the perfect opportunity for a GDC registered dentist on NHS England’s National Primary Care Performer List, who has experience of working within primary, community, secondary or general dental care and is looking for a new challenge within an expanding and dynamic service.

Key Benefits:

  • Flexible permanent/substantive and fixed term contracts available
  • Specialist led service with pathways/links to acute hospital services
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Participation in conscious sedation and GA pathways with appropriate training and dependant on previous experience
  • Clear framework for management and clinical supervision from Specialists in Special Care and Paediatric Dentistry
  • Enhanced benefits package over and above standard NHS (including salary sacrifice car leasing)

Somerset county offers opportunities to have a super quality of life and offers something for everyone with the coast and countryside all within easy reach, as well as excellent transport links to the nearby cities of Bristol, Exeter and London by road or train.

Looking to relocate? We can also offer an attractive relocation package. Housing in Somerset offers exceptional value for money compared with both the South East and other western counties.

Don’t take our word for it - come and see for yourself and meet the team.  We welcome telephone calls and visits if you wish to find out more.

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading. 

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on [Click here to apply].

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These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing and with the Data Protection Act (2018) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Somerset Partnership to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Job Requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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