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Dental Therapist / Hygienist

Employer
City Health Care Partnership CIC
Location
Hull
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa/pr
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Dental Therapist to support our dental team across the East Riding sites, the successful candidate has the advantage of working salaried fulltime/part time, we will also support with a daily rate if preferred.

Working flexibly will also be taken into consideration.

Main duties of the job

To develop team dentistry applying appropriate specialised skills to a wide range of patients including dental phobic patients.

To provide evidence-based preventive dental treatment in a GDS setting to a cross section of the public who have difficulty accessing dental treatment

To work as part of a multi-skilled team providing individual customised specialist oral health advice andinstruction.

To deliver foundation training to Dental Therapist/Hygienists within a GDS setting. To deliver mentor training to undergraduate Dental Therapy/ Hygiene students within a GDS setting.

To work according to the GDC Scope of Practice for Dental Therapists including Direct Access, working alongside locally implemented Patient Group Directives.

About us

At CHCP, we're passionate aboutpeopleand we know that you are too, that's why we're here isn't it? We recognise that high quality care is delivered by high quality professionals who are appreciated, respected and supported, which is why we want to give all our colleagues the chance to shine.

Work with us and you'll be more than just a number. Our people are our shareholders and their thoughts and opinions are always heard at CHCP you have a real voice.

Compassion is at the heart of our business we're a team of nearly 2,500 colleagues who work together to deliverfirst-class healthcareto thousands of people living in Hull, the East Riding, Knowsley and St Helens. Local diversity demands diverse roles, that's why we have vacancies to suit everybody. No matter your role at CHCP, we'll support you to thrive.

As the 13th largest social enterprise in the UK, we're pioneering the move towards independent service delivery. Join us on our journey and help us make history.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification attached to this job advert for full details on the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma in Dental Therapy
  • GDC Registered Dental Therapist with post registered qualification in extended skills to allow the administration of inferior dental blocks, direct access, clinical examination and IRMER radiograph interpretation and reporting.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Training in the use of moving and handling equipment or willingness to undertake this
  • Hold or currently working towards Conscious Sedation Administration Training
  • Basic Life Support training or willingness to undertake this


Knowledge

Essential

  • In depth understanding of oral Health
  • Understanding of dental legislation and its application
  • Maintain clinical registration and CPD to develop own capabilities and create culture of shared learning
  • Working knowledge of equipment for the administration of oxygen and in the use of the standard emergency drug kit including CPR and use of a defibrillator
  • Have a working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Good computer skills


Desirable

  • Thorough understanding of the importance of meeting CQC outcomes


Experience

Essential

  • Delivering high quality clinical standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use tact, diplomacy and empathy
  • Proven ability to work within a team and to work under own initiative
  • Good organisational skills & ability to prioritise Ability to work autonomously


Employer details

Employer name

City Health Care Partnership CIC

Address

TBC

Hull

HU3 4AE

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810-6326513

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