Dental Therapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
19 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The clinical component of this post includes carrying out dental treatment onchildren and adult patients in clinics, mobile dental units and the domiciliarysetting under the treatment plan of a Dentist.

Main duties of the job

An enthusiastic Dental Therapist is required to join a growing CDS in Powys.

This opportunity will allow an individual to work within their scope of practice in a supportive working environment, with access to excellent equipment, where quality of care is the primary focus.

Individuals are encouraged to develop clinical skills and will be supported by other colleagues within the team. Working under direct access is encouraged. The team consists of skilled Dental Nurses, Dental Therapists, restorative, endodontic, special care and oral surgery colleagues.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • GDC registered as a Dental Therapist
  • BSc/Diploma/equivalent qualification in Dental Therapy



  • Experience of full remit of work as GDC uidelines
  • Good IT skills


  • Experience of working in a Dental Practice
  • Ability to work under direct access
  • Experience of working ina community or hospital environment



  • Demonstrate PTHB values
  • Confidentiality and working in a team
  • Abilityto communicate and speak clearly
  • Understand the importance of oral health promotion


  • Understand the role ofthe GDS nad CDS Welsh Health Care system



  • Ability to travel in a timely manner to other locations

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Ability to write a comprehensive personal statement
  • Ability to manage own case work load


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board



Glanrhyd Road



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