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Dental Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Dental Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed term - 1 year
Hours
Part Time 15 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-1521
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
South West London
Town
London
Salary
£33,660 - £43,307 pro rata inc. HCA
Closing
19/11/2018 23:59
Interview date
29/11/2018

We are seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious dental therapist, with good interpersonal and clinical skills, to join the Community Special Care Dental Service provided by King’s College Hospital NHS Trust. This post will be based in South West London 2 days per week.

The successful candidate will preferably have current, or recent, previous experience of working in a UK-based salaried primary-care dental service. They should have established and demonstrable skills in the clinical care of both children and adults that require special dental care. Our patients have a variety of needs, including physical and sensory disabilities, medically complex conditions, learning disabilities, autism, severe mental health conditions and children under 16 will be pre cooperative.

Ideally the candidate will also have experience of domiciliary dentistry. Candidates who have worked in General Dental Services and have an interest in Special Care will also be considered.

Working as part of a team and with nursing support, this post will suit a dental therapist who is committed to providing a high standard of oral health care.

Good clinical and patient-management skills will enable the post-holder to achieve a high level of personal job satisfaction.

A recognised Dental Therapy qualification, full registration with the GDC and membership of a defense organisation are essential for this post.

Candidates will not be short-listed unless their application provides evidence of how they meet the essential competencies listed in the Person Specification.

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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. Brinthi Dias, brinthi.dias@nhs.net