Locum Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry


Main area
Dental Paediatric Dentistry
Fixed term
10 Sessions/Week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill, London
£78,923 to £105,652 pa inc HCAP
24/10/2017 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Applications are invited for one 1.0 WTE locum consultant post based in Paediatric Dentistry at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2 days per week and 3 days per week in Community Special Care Dentistry clinics in South London. The locum post will be a fixed term post until 31stMarch 2018.

The successful candidate will have established leadership and team-working qualities and will be expected to play an active role in the development, provision and delivery of oral health care to a wide range of patients who require paediatric/special care dentistry in both hospital and community settings.Together with departmental colleagues they will be expected to forge links with other departments within the Trust and with external agencies to develop appropriate services for patients with complex needs.In addition they will be required to contribute to the leadership of the Department whilst having a commitment to teaching and training of junior staff. You will also be expected to contribute to continuing education, clinical governance, audit and research.Major areas of paediatric/special care dentistry at King’s include the provision of oral health care in the community from over 20 locations across nine boroughs of South London, the provision of dental treatment under day stay general anaesthesia for patients with complex disabilities from 4 hospital sites, provision of intravenous sedation, oral health care to medically compromised patients including those with mental health issues. You must have full registration with the General Dental Council and be eligible for appointment as a Consultant in Paediatric/Special Care Dentistry by being on the Specialist list in Paediatric Dentistry or Special Care Dentistry.

Interviews are expected to be held the week commencing 6th November 2017.

For further information please contact Dr Rob HaleHead of the Department of Community Special Care Dentistry on 0203 299 3480 or Meera Ahluwalia, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry on 0203 299 3375. Applications must be received by Friday 24th October 2017.

Applicant 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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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Rob Hale -Head of Department
0203 299 3480

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000