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DATE ADDED: Wed 05/09/2018

Senior Dental Officer

Lerwick, UK


SALARY: 61666.0000 - 72126.0000

We have a fantastic opportunity for a qualified dentist to join our busy Public Dental Service, working in a salaried dental practice setting within modern and well-equipped surgeries. This is an excellent opportunity to join an evolving remote and rural dental team, with a strong focus on patient-centred care and continuous improvement.

As part of our salaried dental service you will enjoy working with a full range of dental treatments for patients of all ages with a variety of dental needs across island, rural or town locations. With support from a Dental Director, you will participate in a programme of supported CPD, with opportunities to develop expertise in specific areas, enjoying a close relationship with secondary care. You will also have the opportunity to gain some management and leadership experience being the lead clinician for the clinical team.

NHS Shetland provides a full range of dental services through the Public Dental Service; secondary care dental services (orthodontics, restorative and maxillofacial surgery) through a clinical network of visiting consultants; dental care for priority groups with special needs; school inspections and oral health promotion services. The workforce consists of dentists, therapists, hygienists, dental nurses, oral health advisors and high-quality, dedicated dental support staff.

Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work.Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland.