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Full Time
Kendal, Cumbria
£63,200 - £73,921 / year
NHS Band 8C/Band 8D

Job Description

Please be advised that on the 1st October 2019 Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH) are set to merge to form North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC). Joining forces will be historic step in the journey to truly join up health and care services for a happier, healthier population in Cumbria. As a result of the two organisations working closely together with our partners we are already being regarded nationally as a leading edge integrated care system.


The Trust is seeking to recruit an experienced, compassionate and motivated individual to join our existing team of highly skilled clinicians and support staff to provide comprehensive dental care to our special care patients at Barrow Dental Centre.. The candidate would be expected to have experience treating patients with a wide range of behaviour management techniques in a range of clinic settings including hospital theatres and dental clinics. They should have a passion for child and adult dental health and be keen to make a difference to the vulnerable patients seen by our service.

This role would suit experienced dentists who wish to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of the oral health of the local population through direct clinical contact and innovative working with our local health and social care partners and patients.

With its home in the Lake District, Cumbria Partnership is a successful Foundation Trust: financially and clinically secure. Work with us and enjoy the scope to develop and build our NHS service.

As well as the professional challenges, you can make the most of Cumbria’s location and scenery – it’s spectacular. From bustling city centres to quiet scenic villages – Cumbria has everything you need. This together with superb educational provision and a strong ethos that supports work-life balance, enjoy an enhanced quality of life.

For further information of an informal discussion please contact: Mrs Sue Mchugh, Clinical Lead on [Click here to apply].

Applications will need to be completed through the NHS Jobs website.

We will also consider applicants that are Dental Officers that which to train to progress to Senior Dental Officer status.

Closing date: 10/10/2019

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability




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If you have been unsuccessful following shortlisting, you can check the status of your application by clicking on 'My Applications' and reviewing the status. Due to the volumes of applications we receive we will not automatically issue feedback if you have been unsuccessful.

Your personal information is important to us; attached is our notice on why we need to hold certain information about you, how we process it and your rights to have it updated.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Borders and Immigration (UKBA) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.




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.



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Reference Number

262-A-19-52989

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