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Portman Dental Care
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 Gavin Caves Orthodontics, Haddington EH41 3DU.

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

We can offer:

  • 1 day per month to start, with a view to increasing
  • Surgery space available Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays
  • A modern, state of the art practice which has 3 surgeries with air conditioning and natural light in all
  • The practice has a dedicated staff room and free parking
  • You will be joining a highly skilled team which consists of 2 Specialist Orthodontists, one being Gavin Caves himself plus an Orthodontic Therapist
  • The Practice Manager has been with the practice since its inception and we have a stable team of Nurses and practice support colleagues.
  • We are extremely proud of the high standards of patient care we deliver and this can be seen in our 5* Google rating 

This would be the ideal role for a Hygienist with experience of direct access now looking to join a specialist practice providing the highest standards of care to our patients.

We are also recruiting a Hygienist for our specialist orthodontic clinic Edinburgh Orthodontics based in central Edinburgh. 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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