Senior Dental Officer
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Shetland, GB
1d ago

Description : 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.

    To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to Allowances payable- Remote Areas Allowance of £4,500 per annum.

  • Out of Hours Allowance & on-call payment (if undertaking on-call duties). - A recruitment and retention allowance of up to £25,000 (pro rata) (if eligible) in accordance with the Scottish Dental Access Initiative and Return to Work Scheme.
  • Relocation Assistance of up to £8,000 is available
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