Trust Grade Dental Practitioner

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ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY DIRECTORATE DENTAL SERVICES TRUST GRADE DENTAL PRACTITIONER (TEACHING) We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our well integrated team. You will be an experienced Dental Surgeon with an enthusiasm to communicate your own knowledge and experience to undergraduate students. You will have been fully registered with the GDC for at least 3 years with training experience within the clinical dental team. You will be offered a structured induction. Your major role will be the supervision and assistance to dental undergraduates or student dental therapists during their clinical allocation in restorative dentistry. Students’ clinical work will involve general restorative care and management of patients who are experiencing pain or presenting with other complaints. The appointee will be expected to oversee all relevant aspects of restorative care to the level expected of a newly qualified dentist. These are 0.2 full time equivalent posts (1 day or more per week) in term time (42 weeks per annum), there are a number of posts available, it is possible that successful applicants may be offered multiple days. You will be eligible to apply for an honorary appointment with Newcastle University as part of the post. The major focus of the role is to support the provision and development of clinical training for dental and dental therapy undergraduates within restorative, emergency and paediatric dentistry. Experience in teaching is strongly desirable. In addition to your teaching duties, you may be required to contribute to the delivery of NHS service treatment on an outpatient basis when the students are not in term. For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr Simon Stone, Honorary Consultant, Director of Clinical Studies, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion. Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally. We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders. Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups. Clinical:
  • Undertake clinical teaching and supervision of undergraduate students in dentistry.
  • Undertake patient administration and other clinical, academic and departmental administrative duties and take part in the day to day running of the dental hospital.
  • Provide supervision and support to undergraduate dental students on outpatient clinics, lead seminars and, contribute to the didactic lecture programme and formal examination processes, if required.