Dental Therapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The clinical component of this post includes carrying out dental treatment onchildren and adult patients in clinics, mobile dental units and the domiciliarysetting under the treatment plan of a Dentist.

Main duties of the job

An enthusiastic Dental Therapist is required to join a growing CDS in Powys.

This opportunity will allow an individual to work within their scope of practice in a supportive working environment, with access to excellent equipment, where quality of care is the primary focus.

Individuals are encouraged to develop clinical skills and will be supported by other colleagues within the team. Working under direct access is encouraged. The team consists of skilled Dental Nurses, Dental Therapists, restorative, endodontic, special care and oral surgery colleagues.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification Qualifications Desirable
  • GDC registered as a Dental Therapist
  • BSc/Diploma/equivalent qualification in Dental Therapy
Experience Essential
  • Experience of full remit of work as GDC uidelines
  • Good IT skills
  • Experience of working in a Dental Practice
  • Ability to work under direct access
  • Experience of working ina community or hospital environment
Values Essential
  • Demonstrate PTHB values
  • Confidentiality and working in a team
  • Abilityto communicate and speak clearly
  • Understand the importance of oral health promotion
  • Understand the role ofthe GDS nad CDS Welsh Health Care system
Other Essential
  • Ability to travel in a timely manner to other locations
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
  • Ability to write a comprehensive personal statement
  • Ability to manage own case work load
  • Ability to speak Welsh

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