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Dental Therapist & Hygienist

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
14.25 hrs per week (Permanent)

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a Dental Therapist & Hygienist to work in our busy Orthodontic, OMFS & Restorative Dentistry Department. The ideal person will be an enthusiastic hard working person. The successful candidates must hold a current GDC & have held previous employment in this role.

The candidate will become an integral member of our Multi -Disciplinary team for Head & Neck Cancer & Restorative Dentistry working with support from our Consultant Restorative Dentist & Implantologist. The successful candidate will support patients with Head & Neck Cancer, Hypodontia & Major dental trauma amongst other conditions.

In addition to this, excellent communication & empathetic skills are essential as the patients and family may be experiencing a difficult and sensitive period of time. The successful candidate will need a willingness to build rapport with their patients & families and prioritize and adapt to the patient's needs.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be expected to work across sites at The James Cook University Hospital & Friarage Hospital.

Please ensure that you read the personal specification as well as the job description, and refer to it when completing your application form as you must demonstrate how your skills and experience meet the criteria listed in order that your application may be short listed. Please explain why you would like this post. You will also need to refer to this document if you are short listed and invited to interview.

This post will close once sufficient applications have been received.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Understanding of dental services within the NHS
  • Knowledge of range of oral health procedures acquired through training to degree level or diploma level plus experience to degree equivalent level plus specialist training and experience of specific client groups with complex needs or equivalent

Qualifications & Training


  • BSc in Dental Therapy or equivalent qualification
  • Must hold current registration certification of the UK General Dental Council



  • Experience of working in a dental team


  • Post qualification experience in Dental therapy/clinical dentistry Involvement in audit and research
  • Experience of the management of radiotherapy, head and neck cancer surgery, implant patients

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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