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Dental Officer

Job Field:
Dental Jobs
Dentist/General Dental Practitioner Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
38,861 to 60,450 per annum
Salary Description:
£38861 - £60450 per annum + Depending on experience
Medacs Healthcare
Job Ref:

Job Title: Dental Officer
Location: Barnstaple but will be expected to work in clinics as required
Salary: £38,861 - £60,450 per annum depending on experience, incliding performance based increments
Hours: 3 days - 22.5 hours a dayAn opportunity for an experienced Dental Officer has arisen in Northern Devon for an NHS role You will be based at Barnstaple but will be required to work in satellite clinics located in Crediton, Tiverton, Okehampton, Exmouth and Honiton. You will be ethical, efficient and motivated with excellent communication skills, along with substantial experience as a dentist, and will benefit from superb facilities within a modern and progressive practice. Main duties will include:

* Full range of treatment for adults and children whose special needs have prevented them from accessing dental care through the General Dental Service.
* Urgent dental care for patients who have been unable to access treatment with a general dental practitioner.
* Full range of treatment for patients where pressure on the service permits
* Dental screening of school children and other groups as required by the service
* Epidemiological surveys
* The provision of professional advice and support to other health workers
* Treatment carried out under General Anaesthetic in a hospital day unit, or sedation at an Access Centre (subject to appropriate experience and/or additional training and support).
* Liaison with other dental care providers including within the GDS and Hospital services
* Administration associated with these duties including completion of appropriate NHS forms
* Involvement in Oral Health Promotion activities
* Management of dental therapists/hygienists if required
* Domiciliary care
* Many involve provision of urgent dental care for prisoners at a surgery within a local prison.
* Opportunity to participate in the Out of Hours Service (on a voluntary basis).


* Full GDC registration
* Performer number
* Driving licence with access to vehicle
* Ability to parities workload

To find out more get in touch with Andy Parker on 01785 256605.

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