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Band 5

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Dental surgery clinical board
Band 5
Part time: 15 hours per week (15 hours per week)
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University Dental Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Salary period
03/12/2020 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


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We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


The University Dental Hospital of Cardiff & Vale UHB is currently looking to appoint a Dental Hygienist on a permanent contract. Working 15 hours and providing dental care in University Dental Hospital

The purpose of the job is the provision of care in accordance within the scope of Section 60 of the Dentist Act 2005 (previously the Dental Auxiliary Regulations 1986) 1986 to patients referred by consultants and clinical staff within the Heath Board.

The candidate will work to the direction of a registered dentist, but independently, without immediate support.

The post holder will be expected to have wide ranging clinical experience including the maintenance of implant related prosthesis in addition to severe periodontal disease.  They will work closely with Consultants in Restorative Dentistry. They will be managing patients with a history of head and neck cancer and patients with medical co-morbidities and special needs.  They will therefore need an understanding of the needs of these patient groups and be familiar with the principles of providing dental care within a secondary care environment. They should demonstrate excellent organizational skills, and be of a sympathetic and caring personality for this extremely interesting and highly rewarding job.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 3rd December 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rachel McWilliams, Deputy Dental Nurse Manager