Senior Dental Officer

Band B

Main area
Band B
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L7F9 E7720 Dental PDS Bacup (C)
£60,450 to £70,704 pa
22/03/2018 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

PDS Band B Senior Dental Officer

Salary scale £60,450-£70,704 pro rata commensurate with experience and previous NHS employment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of Band B Senior Dental Officer Posts for our PDS service within the Lancashire Care Foundation Trust Dental Service.


Let us help your career grow, working for one of the largest salaried services in the North West!

Are you enthusiastic, flexible, reliable team player with excellent communication skills?

Are you interested in becoming a DCT Trainer?

We are looking for experienced and motivated dentists to join our dynamic General Dental Service to deliver routine and urgent dental care to the population of Central and East Lancashire.

A favourable salary to General Dental Practice with the added bonus of: paid leave, lower professional indemnity, no laboratory bills. We also have strong links with education and UCLAN.

We are offering the chance to work in our state of the art dental surgeries with support of experienced dental nurses, Therapists and Clinical Dental Technicians to assist you in achieving your UDA target and working within NHS Regulations.

You will also receive support with mandatory training and CPD.

Good parking facilities and excellent motorway links.

You will be based at one of our sites working across Lancashire Care Dental Service footprint.

Lancashire Care Dental Service provides general PDS dental services from 8.30am to 10pm over 7 days a week.

This role will be supported by a PDS Clinical Lead and a Clinical Manager.

Please be aware that this is a Salaried Personal Dental Service post not a Community Dental service post.

Please ensure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification as your application will be measured against this document.

Please note that further communication can be sought from Lancashire Care Foundation Trust which will normally be on the email address given on the application form. You should also ensure that email addresses and telephone numbers are provided for your referees, to enable the Trust to contact them.

You are advised to consider applying for Lancashire Care Foundation Trust vacancies as soon as possible as in some instances vacancies are closed as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you are not invited to interview within three weeks of the closing date then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates. This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) so please be aware of the DBS Code of Practice.

Successful applicants must also fulfil local Occupational Health requirements.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If candidates are interested in having an informal discussion or to visit any of our sites please contact; Parminder Gooder on: 07960620831 or 01772 777804.

If you have problems applying, contact

01772 676124