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Dental Technician

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Newport
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated Dental Technician to join our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service. The Band 5 post is based at the Royal Gwent Hospital but will provide cover in Nevill Hall Hospital and support services across Gwent.

BSc/BTEC Diploma in Dental Technology or equivalent and registration with GDC essential.

You will need sufficient experience at Band 5 level in an Orthodontic environment.

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

Main duties of the job

This is a great post with a huge scope to develop in line with new digital technology and advances in Oral and Orthognathic services. You will be supported and work closely with the Consultants in Orthodontics and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Directorate Manager.

We are looking for an individual who has excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills to join the Team. You must demonstrate initiative and have an enthusiasm to get the job done. The successful candidate will also need to be able to demonstrate a comprehensive range of technical skills and experience of working in an equivalent laboratory.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For informal enquiries, please contact:

Sarah Jenkins Senior Dental Technician Oral and Orthodontic Services

Tel: 01633 238928

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc/BTEC Diploma in Dental Technology or equivalent
  • GDC registrant
  • Up to date CPD training


Desirable

  • Post qualification courses


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience working in an equivalent laboratory
  • Experience in advanced techniques in relevant discipline.


Desirable

  • Experience of Restorative/Orthognathic techniques
  • Experience of supervision


Skills/Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of a wide range of procedures.
  • Ability to maintain prolonged or intense concentration.


Desirable

  • Scanning study models
  • 3D planning of appliances


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road

Newport

NP20 2UB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-ACS172-0424

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