Specialty Doctor in Paediatric Dentistry

Full Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Person specification

Knowledge and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • BDS or Equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • Full registration with the GDC
  • MFDS, MJDF or equivalent
  • Registered on Specialist list in Paediatric Dentistry


Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in Paediatric dentistry
  • Experience and sedation techniques
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of clinical teaching, particularly at postgraduate and specialist levels.
  • Experience of clinical teaching

Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills with patients and others involved in patient care.
  • Use of evidence based practice; can demonstrate thorough knowledge of the relevant literature.
Desirable criteria
  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the principles of clinical audit clinical governance; undertaken clinical audit projects previously
  • Knowledge at Masters’ degree level or under specialist postgraduate training in Paediatrics
  • Research in related field
  • Evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals


Essential criteria
  • Communicate effectively with a range of staff group
  • Communicate in an empathetic and comprehensible way to patient

Specific Requirements

Essential criteria
  • Understanding of Equal Opportunities

Personal and People Development

Desirable criteria
  • Leads own career development
We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or is disadvantaged by requirements that cannot be justified. We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, all our staff have access to free independent and confidential support, large retail discounts, a staff discount platform, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few. Additionally, UCLH Arts and Heritage’s staff wellbeing programme, Creative Comfort, offers a variety of ways to engage with the arts as a member of UCLH staff. You can try out the weekly choir, weekly art club and join the Culture Club for exclusive access to free and discounted tickets for opera, exhibitions, theatre and more.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.