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Clinical Teacher

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£50,167 to £70,766 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Teacher within the Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust Dental Service. Based at the Accrington Dental Education Centre. 7.5 hours per week on a fixed day basis (Thursdays)

Salary scale: Local Senior Lecturer scale, currently �50,167 to �70,966 for a 37.5 hour week,pro rata, commensurate with experience and previous NHS employment. Please be advised that LSCft Dental Services are currently in consultation with its Clinical Teachers to move them onto the Band B SPDCS terms and conditions and pay scales.

You will be working within a modern purpose built multi-surgery dental centre with training bays in Accrington, Lancashire, which is home to the Dental Education Centre, Community Dental Service and In and Out of Hours Urgent Dental Care Services.

The main duties of this salaried position will be to provide clinical supervision to undergraduate dental students and dental therapists with the support of Senior Tutors from UCLan. Outside of term time you will support LSCft Dental Services to provide urgent dental care to student patients.

Free on - site parking is available.

Main duties of the job

The primary purpose of the role is to provide chairside clinical supervision for undergraduate dental and therapy students treating patients of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCFT) Dental Services in the Dental Education Centre.

Staff will be expected to take part in assessment of the students and to work collaboratively with full time staff from LSCFT Dental Services and UCLan to develop and enhance clinical teaching.

Staff will be required to screen patients and provide urgent dental care for student patients when the student clinics are not operating.

Staff will also be required to provide urgent dental care support to the clinical teams of LSCft Dental Services appropriate to their competencies when there are no student clinics operating. This may be across the Service footprint.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • 1.Qualification allowing full registration with the General Dental Council with no restrictions. 2.Performer number on English performer list with no restrictions



  • 1.Full range of primary care clinical dentistry. 2.Experience of working within NHS Regulations/current NHS contract 3.NHS Business Services Authority documentation 4.Current evidence based knowledge of clinical procedures



  • Experience of primary care dentistry in a general dental practice or salaried service setting.

Skills & Abilities


  • 1.Experience of most aspects of primary care dentistry. 2.Computer literate. -Routine word-processing and e-mail skills. -Use of electronic record keeping systems

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


L7F9 E7744 Dental Education Centre East Lancs (C)

Oak House



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