Working For Us
Community Dental Officer
NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried Dentist -
- Community Dental Service
- NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried Dentist -
- Full time - 37.5 hours per week
- 001 DSG913
- Various site within Cardiff locality
- Llanishen Health Centre
- £44,957 - £67,436 per annum
- 09/10/2022 23:59
CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL
Are you what we are looking for? Cardiff and Vale Community Dental Service are looking for a dynamic, inspiring and dedicated clinician to bring enthusiasm and innovation to our Community Dental Service team. The successful applicant will be a team player who is interested in their own and the teams professional development
The Community Dental Service is a dynamic team providing the full range of community dentistry and you would be working alongside other dentists, including specialists in Special Care and Paediatric dentistry, dental therapists and hygienist. Development of personal professional interests which match those of the Community Dental Service will be encouraged.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be expected to treat a wide range of patients described in the Welsh Health Circular ‘The Role of the Community Dental Service’ In addition, we provide emergency care via our occasional treatment sessions.
The CDS also runs the Welsh Government oral health improvement initiatives, ‘Designed to Smile’, Gwen am Byth and epidemiology surveys in these areas.
The role may require working in various locations to meet the demand of the service and may include domiciliary, HMP and working on a brand new mobile dental unit.
Excellent communication and organisational skills are required, along with a flexible approach towards work.
A driving licence is essential as there may be occasions when the post holder will be required to work across sites.
Working for our organisation
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You will be able to find a full job description and person specification within the supporting documentation.
- Successful completion of Vocational Training / Foundation Training
- Full GDC Registration
- Performer Number
- Postgraduate Qualifications
- Experience of working within a Primary Care Setting
- Experience of care of patients with additional needs
- Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
- Experience of training/teaching undergraduates/foundation trainees
- Experience of working within Community Dental Services
- Team working
- Organisational Ability
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Leadership skills
- Forward thinking
- Knowledge of Community Dental Service in Wales
- Up to date knowledge on Oral Health Education Issues
- Completion of Clinical Audit
- Knowledge of Clinical Governance
- Effective Communication Skills
- Driving Licence
- Ability to speak welsh
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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
Further details / informal visits contact
- Emma Prosser
- Job title
- Community Dental Services Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information
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