Associate Dentist

Employer
I Like My Smile Dental Group
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
circa £70,000 + 50% private fees. Free CPD programme + mentor
Closing date
12 Dec 2022

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Thank you for considering working as an associate dentist with us. We hope you find the information below answers some of your initial questions.

About us

We are a vibrant, independently owned dental practice group, currently with two well established practices in the North East of England. We are big enough to offer the flexibility and support of a group, but still small enough to avoid the restrictions of working for a corporate. We see patients under the NHS and via Private Fee Per Item and Denplan. We are committed to ongoing clinical, ethical and financial progress. After twenty-six years in Wallsend and fourteen in Ashington our patients are grateful and staff loyal and supportive.

We are a nurturing and supportive practice where we all strive together for excellence, both inside and outside the mouth. We are on a lifelong reflective learning journey, and aim to teach and learn from one another’s ups and downs. If you are someone who cares about both your patients and your colleagues, and you want to walk that journey with us then we will provide the guidance and support you need to love life as a GDP.

We have a vacancy to look after a well established, loyal patient list in our very busy Ashington practice. Ashington is a growing town with a young population, just 15 mins drive north of Newcastle. The surgery is available full or part time with up to 9000 UDAs per year available.

Your Fees

£12.00 per UDA + 50% of your private fees.
Potential for private work is high. A whole time equivalent income of £120,000 per year is very achievable and we are happy to show you how and to help you achieve that.
 

The Team

Our practice is led by Alistair & Teresa Bartlett. Alistair has thirty years of experience as a GDP and has taught undergrads and postgrads in the dental hospital, community service and with Straumann. He still gets as excited by teeth as he did on day one at dental school and loves nothing more than chatting about an awkward canal or complex patient. Teresa’s eye for detail in the seemingly endless onslaught of paperwork means that you can concentrate on your patients, knowing that you have an ethical and stable platform underpinning the life of the practice.

We have six associate dentists who have a range of experience and areas of interest. We follow a highly pro-active open door policy as well as formally meeting for monthly whole team and quarterly dentist only meetings.

We have a fantastic team of well established support staff. Alistair has been a nurse tutor and examiner and we believe that well trained, highly motivated nurses allow, patients to thrive, dentists to flourish and practices to blossom.

Equipment

Are surgeries are fully air conditioned, computerised & paperless. We have a long established relationship with our software provider, SFD, who provide excellent support for their beautifully intuitive surgery package. Schick digital x-rays, intra and extraoral photography, the Wand, endosonics, Straumann implants, Invisalign, electrosurgery and rotary endo all combine to produce a pleasant surgery environment that allows you to focus on treating your patients to the best of your ability. We have a surgical microscope in our Wallsend practice, which will be available for you to use.

Opening hours

The surgery is available for you to see patients from 9.00 am – 5.00pm. You will not be required to work weekends, evenings or on call. The surgery could be made available outside of these times should that be helpful to you.

Development

We will tailor our support to your individual needs, and much of your learning will be informal. We have found that the best thing you can do is pop into a colleague’s surgery whenever possible. Alistair commits time each week to helping associates develop through formal or informal mentoring and support at the level that works for you.

If you would like to get involved in the treatment of patients having implants or Invisalign but are not sure how to get started we would be delighted to walk you through how to do that.

 

What next

Please email your CV or any questions you may have to alistair.bartlett@ilikemysmile.co.uk

Company

About us

We are a vibrant, independently owned dental practice group, currently with 2 practices in the north east of England. We are big enough to offer the flexibility and support of a group, but still small enough to avoid the restrictions of working for a corporate. We see both NHS and private patients, associates seeing mostly NHS patients whilst Alistair Bartlett, the principal dentist, sees patients privately, mostly under Denplan. We are committed to ongoing clinical, ethical and financial progress. Both practices hold the BDA Good Practice Scheme.

 

The Team

We have six associate dentists who have a range of experience and areas of interest and encourage intra-practice referrals. We have an active open door policy and meet for monthly dentist’s meetings. We would encourage you to try to attend these even if they fall on a day you do not normally work for us.

We have a fantastic team of well-established support staff. Our nurses hold many post qualification certificates including cross infection, fluoride application, implantology, radiography, oral health education. We believe strongly in teaching so you will be involved in the training of nurses at both pre and post qualification level.

We have a great relationship with our labs. Mick and Paul are always willing to discuss that awkward case on the phone or even come out to meet up with you and your patient for a truly integrated approach.

 

Equipment

We are a fully air conditioned computerised, paperless practice. We have digital x-rays, intra and extra oral photography, the Wand, fibre optics, endosonics, implants, electrosurgery, rotary endo etc. We have a surgical microscope, housed in our Hadrian Park practice, which will be available for you to use for private endodontic cases.

 

Development

Alistair Bartlett currently sees patients on a private (mostly Denplan) basis. This list could be transferred to the right person. If you would like to get involved in the treatment of patients having implants or Invisalign just come & have a chat.

Alistair is always available for joint cases of a more complex nature. Whether you just want to chat over a treatment plan or share in your patient’s care please just ask.

We provide free access to 32 hours of verifiable CPD each year, but over and above that our clinical lead dentist is happy to help you with your appraisal and PDP development and provide mentoring and support at a mutually agreed level.

 

Find Us
Website
Telephone
0191 2344041
Location
Unit 6, Addington Drive
Wallsend
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE28 9UY
GB

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