Practice Manager - Band 5

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time
We are looking for a well organised and adaptable Dental Practice Manager, someone who has proven experience as a leader and Practice manager ideally within a Dental setting. You will be focused on supporting the practice to meet its contractual aims and objectives.

As our Practice Manager you will be responsible for providing the day to day operational management to ensure the smooth running of Springbank Dental Surgery. You will be passionate about providing leadership and promoting the organisations values to enable the practice to meet its agreed aims and objective.

Supporting projects alongside continual development within a changing health economy and as such may be subject to some change. To provide business and project support to the Leadership Team within Dental Services. You will take responsibility for multiple systems to assist in developing business intelligence, which will support service improvements, in line with local strategies and government initiatives. These initiatives will require a high level of planning, negotiating, analytical and communication skills.

You will be an exceptional people manager with excellent interpersonal skills to develop our passionate and committed team.

Main duties of the job

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust delivers Dental Services to the community. The Service comprises the Special Care and Paediatric Referral Service, Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery, General Dental Service and Out of Hours urgent Gloucestershire dental care. Springbank Dental Clinic is a two-surgery clinic providing general dental services with a team of Dental Officers, Dental Nurses, Decontamination assistant and receptionist. The practice manager will drive the performance of the team to meet Commissioning requirements and report to the senior leadership team regularly on set targets.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject area, or equivalent experience or training.



  • Significant experience as a Practice Manager


  • Previous use of an electronic patient records (e.g. SystmOne, SOEL Health)
  • Significant experience of working within a statutory organisation

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


Spring bank

Spring Way Community Resource Centre


GL51 0LG

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