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Portman Dental Care
City of Edinburgh
Excellent opportunity
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Job Type
Hygienists / Therapists
Contract Type
Associate Permanent
Part time
Practice Type
Mixed (NHS/Private)

Job Details

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Hygienist to join our specialist orthodontic practice Edinburgh Orthodontics EH3 9ND.

Edinburgh Orthodontics are a leading provider of orthodontic care in Scotland, a mixed NHS and private practice which is well respected. We are now seeking an experienced Hygienist to join us on a direct access basis. A new role, ideal for those looking to have an impact in a specialist setting and shape a service.

We can offer:

  • 1 day per month to start with a view to increasing
  • Surgery space available on Thursdays or Fridays
  • You will be joining a highly skilled team which consists of 4 Specialist Orthodontists and 2 highly experienced Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics, plus a fantastic team of Nurses and practice support colleagues.
  • A modern 5 surgery, 6 chair practice based in the heart of Edinburgh

The criteria:

If you are an experienced GDC registered Hygienist based within commuting distance of Edinburgh, with experience of direct access we would be interested in hearing from you.

This is the ideal role for a skilled Hygienist looking to join a specialist practice, providing the highest standards of care to our patients.

Other opportunities:

We are also recruiting a Hygienist for our specialist orthodontic clinic Gavin Caves Orthodontics, based in Haddington. Both roles could compliment each other, if you would like to apply for both locations please make this clear on the notes with your application or when speaking to the team.



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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