Locum Dentist (Maternity Cover)

Employer Information

Clear Dental

E: kerry@cleardental.net

T: 02890 247 333

W: https://www.cleardental.net/

Job Summary
We have an exciting opportunity for a Locum Dentist to be part of our family run group of Practices and to join our team in Dundonald, with part time / full time availability. There is a large NHS list available and great potential for private treatment options and potential for a permanent position. We pride ourselves on offering an excellent quality of care and service to our patients. Our practices are equipped with Digital X-Rays, Software of Excellence Practice Management Software and Rotary Endodontics.

The position is available as of March 2023 for 6-9 months.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS or BChD or BDentS)
  • Registered with the General Dental Council
  • Must have completed a VT year

Desirable Criteria

  • Completed Levels 1-3 IV Sedation Training

Your work will include:

  • educating patients on oral healthcare;
  • examining teeth and diagnosing patients' dental conditions by using tools such as x-rays;
  • assessing treatment options and agreeing treatment plans with patients;
  • carrying out agreed clinical treatments such as restoring teeth affected by decay and treating gum disease;
  • maintaining patients' dental records;
  • training and leading a team of staff;
  • overseeing budgets and maintaining stocks of equipment;
  • marketing services to potential clients.

Person Specification
You will need to show:

  • manual dexterity and technical dental skills, plus the ability to maintain intense concentration for prolonged periods;
  • the ability to build relationships with patients and colleagues;
  • high level communication and interpersonal skills, for interaction with patients of all ages and backgrounds;
  • an interest in the welfare of others and a sympathetic manner, particularly to deal with patients' fears;
  • good administrative and managerial abilities;
  • Information technology skills, due to the increasing use of computers for keeping records and accounts, and for digital imaging of radiographs and intra-oral photography.
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