PUBLIC DENTAL SERVICE – FIFE WIDE
SENIOR DENTAL OFFICER (ORAL SURGERY)
REF NO: FW635/03/18AC
SALARY: £61,666 - £72,126
DENTAL BAND B – HOURS: 37.5 (MONDAY TO FRIDAY)
FIXED TERM UNTIL JULY 2019 (MATERNITY LEAVE COVER)
This is an exciting time to join NHS Fife’s Public Dental Service. Dental services across Scotland are being re-shaped by the recently launched National Oral Health Improvement Plan and the PDS will continue to play a critical role in preventing oral health disease, meeting the needs of the ageing population and reducing oral health inequalities.
As the Senior Dental Officer providing an assessment and treatment service for surgical referrals, you will deliver care for patients with acute problems requiring a range of surgical procedures. Your experience in an Oral Surgery/Maxillofacial Unit will be important as you will be responsible for providing treatment under general anaesthesia as well as oral and IV sedation.
You already have a passion for making patient care your first priority and enjoy working with a number of different patient groups. To support your professional growth, the PDS provides an exciting working environment with access to first class training and development opportunities.
The PDS is Fife Wide service with 13 clinics spread between Rosyth and St Andrews, and providing and maintaining the level of care our patients and clients deserve means staff must be able to travel throughout the Kingdom.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dawn Adams, Clinical Director onor
A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.
NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.
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We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.
CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 17TH APRIL 2018