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Dental Technician

Employer
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Charles Clifford Dental Services

Dental Technician - removable prosthodontics

Band 5

Full-time: 37.5 per week

An opportunity has arisen within the Charles Clifford Dental Services to recruit a dental technician to join the prosthetics department of the Dental Laboratory.

The duties will involve the construction of a wide range of removable prostheses, these must be carried out to a high standard. The laboratory provides a service for undergraduate and postgraduate students and for clinical members of staff.

Minimum requirements are a BSc, or equivalent, in dental technology and registration with the GDC. Previous experience is desirable. You will be required to work as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.

Applicants are invited to visit the laboratory and as part of the interview process you will be requested to carry out a skills test. Interviews and skills tests will be held on Thursday the 9th of May 2024.

Main duties of the job

Job Purpose

Undertake the duties of a dental technician to clinical prescription. This involves the planning, design and construction of a full range of custom made removable prosthodontic appliances.

The vast majority of the work undertaken by the post holder will be of a complex nature.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes a firm commitment to professional development of it's staff together with the provision of an excellent health and well-being support service.

The Dental Technology Laboratory provides a high quality service for patients being treated by NHS and Academic Clinical staff and Postgraduate / Undergraduate students in a number of Departments comprising Restorative Dentistry (including Dental Implants), Orthodontics, Paediatrics, Periodontics, Surgical Services, Special Care and Sedation.

The principal function of the laboratory is to provide high quality dental technology services which meet patient requirements while achieving the most effective and efficient use of resources. Work is generated through patient throughput and clinical activity.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully qualified dental technician holding a BSc Hons / Foundation Degree BTEC Diploma in Dental Technology/City and Guilds Final or SCOTVEC Equivalent
  • Registered Dental Technician.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in the production of some complex removable prosthesis.
  • Knowledge of Medical Devices Directive


Desirable

  • Evidence of CPD training and updating knowledge
  • Working in hospital dental laboratory
  • Some post qualification experience


Special Skills/Aptitudes

Essential

  • Able to use own initiative and prioritise own workload


Desirable

  • Commitment to develop skills and undertake further training


Other Factors

Essential

  • Hepatitis B zero conversion
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
  • Willingness to learn new ways of working and respond to changing work demands
  • Commitment to the Trust Equal Opportunities
  • Policy Good interpersonal skills


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Charles Clifford Dental Hospital

Wellesley Road

Sheffield

S10 2SZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

190-7416-DIR

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