Orthodontic Therapist

Portman Dental Care
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Excellent opportunity
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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Job Type
Orthodontic Therapists
Contract Type
Associate Permanent
Part time
Practice Type

Job Details

We have an opportunity for an Orthodontic Therapist to join our established practice, St Michaels Orthodontic Practice, Wakefield WF2 9BQ.

St Michaels is a dedicated orthodontic practice based in a modern building just on the outskirts of Wakefield centre. A 4 surgery practice which is predominantly private and fully digital. An opportunity to work with a highly skilled and experienced Specialist Orthodontist, Dr Catherine McCanny. Catherine is a Diamond Invisalign provider and Invisalign speaker.

We can offer:

  • 2 days per week, Thursdays Fridays however if you have other days available please do get in touch to discuss
  • The opportunity to join a dedicated orthodontic team with excellent staff retention
  • The team work together to support each other and provide the highest standards of patient care
  • Fully digital we have iTero scanners and also run Nurse led records clinics
  • The team consists of our Specialist Orthodontist, Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics, 2 additional Orthodontic Therapists, 2 Treatment Coordinators and 3 experienced Nurses.
  • Ideal for those looking to work in a private setting working with a Diamond Invisalign provider.
  • The practice is based just off junction 40 of the M1 and has free parking on site. Easily accessible by bus, the practice is on the main route for most surrounding areas with direct access from Leeds.
  • Most of the existing team travel in from Leeds and Bradford or are local to the Wakefield area

Our Orthodontic Therapist roles are employed and as such come with a wide range of benefits which include:

  • GDC, Indemnity and CPD costs covered 
  • Practice bonus scheme - our colleagues are key to Portman’s success, so you’ll be entitled to a bonus based on your practice’s performance 
  • Special days - in addition to your holiday allowance and bank holidays, you are also able to take special days off for occasions such as your birthday, getting married, moving house and more 
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave 
  • Paid company sick pay 
  • Life assurance and contributory pension scheme 
  • Employee Referral Scheme – earn up to £3000 per referral 
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7, 365 days a year confidential helpline and counselling service providing help and advice on a range of topics 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Benefits platform with access to discounted shopping, cinema, travel, and much more


If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, or to arrange a practice visit please apply online, or share with your network.


Portman Team Photo

We are a leading provider of private-focused dental care across the UK and Ireland. Recently, we have merged with Dentex bringing together two of the UK’s leading providers of private-focused dental care with shared values based on community, integrity and dedication to clinical freedom. 

Both companies celebrate the individuality of our practices and their teams and our shared focus remains on putting people first; this means exceptional care for our patients, industry-leading support for our practices and access to the best professional opportunities. 

Together we are one of the largest dental group’s in the UK, operating over 350 UK practices, with more than 4,000 members in our community, providing for more than 1.5 million patients annually across the UK, Ireland and Benelux.

Whether you work in our Cheltenham or London support centre or one of our many beautiful practices nationwide our working environment is innovative, fast paced, and constantly evolving. It’s a challenging yet rewarding workplace underpinned by a people focused culture which would offer you the autonomy and headroom to grow and develop your skills.

Why Clinicians choose Portman Dental Care:

We are always looking for talented people at Portman Dental Care and Dentex, the largest and fastest growing privately focused dental group in the UK and Ireland. Here are some reasons why we think we are the natural home of private dentistry:

  • We provide outstanding operational support, remove the regulatory burden and empower local practice teams to enable you to fulfil your personal ambitions. Our job is to make your job as easy as possible.
  • Our model is geared towards the delivery of private dentistry with a network of genuinely private practices that look and feel like private practices
  • We are focused on delivering private dentistry and offer the opportunity for clinicians to maximise their earning potential
  • We are Privately Owned, so we can afford to take the long term view
  • You join a network of distinguished and trusted clinicians that we empower to use the materials, laboratories and equipment they trust
  • Most of our practices undertake a range of specialist activity providing you with the clinical support network and platform to develop and deliver specialist services through our sponsorship of your development
  • We invest in our practice environments and in team development to ensure we are providing Clinicians with the infrastructure to offer the very best quality of care.
  • Clinical Governance – Our in-house compliance team ensure all our practices operate within the rules and regulations of CQC, HTM-01-05, GDC, HSE, Radiation Protection, Trading Standards and so on.


Company info
01242 587788
The Port
New Barn Lane
South West - Gloucestershire
GL52 3LZ
United Kingdom

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