Dental Officer

BDJ Jobs
Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute
£41,852 - £62,778 (pro-rata)
25 Sep 2020
09 Oct 2020
Community NHS
Part time

Argyll & Bute HSCP
Public Dental Service
Dental Officer – Band A
£41,852 - £62,778 (pro-rata)
Part Time – 18.75 hours weekly

Recruitment and Relocation Allowances are available in certain circumstances.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated Dental Officer to join our Public Dental Service (PDS) based in the Victoria Integrated Care Centre, Helensburgh. Duties will involve the provision of patient-centred clinical dental care for the various priority groups which fall within the remit of the PDS. Opportunities for professional development will be

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with excellent communication and patient management skills who can demonstrate leadership and a willingness to support your colleagues within the team. Participation in the National Dental Inspection Programme may also feature. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, while having
the ability to deal with difficult situations and challenging patient behaviours in a positive manner will be essential.

Applicants should have full registration with the GDC and at least two years post graduate experience. Clinical experience of providing routine general dental services is desirable. GDC registration as a dentist, evidence of participation in postgraduate dental education and successful listing with the Health Board is essential.

As all Dentists are required to join the NHS Highland Dental List, all non UK, EEA nationals will now be required to provide evidence of their knowledge of the English language.

NHS Highland has determined this as overall band score of 7 with no section lower than 6.5 from the International English Language Test System.

A driving licence is essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to:
Donald Macfarlane, Assistant Clinical Dental Director – Tel: 07971 358957

Matthew Stewart, Senior Dental Officer – Tel: 07773 001832

Application pack available from:

Closing date: Friday 16th October 2020.