University of Suffolk
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLK DENTAL COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY (CIC)
The post holder will work as a dental team member in a periodontal team providing specialist periodontal care or strengthening the existing dental therapy input. This may also develop into working with other teams providing therapy and hygiene care to a wide range of service users.
The Dental Therapist/Hygienist will be part of a wider dental team providing dental therapy/hygiene support and work alongside dentists, dental nurses, receptionists in the care of service users. This will include assisting in the full range of dental care (within the scope of practice) provided to service users of the dental service from supporting with routine examinations to specialist treatments.
Main duties of the job
To develop team dentistry by applying appropriate skills to a wide range of cases.
To provide a wide range of dental treatment, appropriate to a registered dental therapist and hygienist at the request of dentists
To develop good communication with all members of the dental teams and referring practitioners. Ensure information reaches all team members and relevant professionals in cases where treatment is shared.
Produce and maintain accurate records of dental care, using computer systems were used within the service, complete appropriate NHS forms (e.g., FP17s forms) and assist with the data collection for service monitoring.
To assist in the management and maintenance of stock and equipment to ensure dental therapy services are maintained.
To assist in organisational duties to ensure the smooth running of the dental services, including ensuring that the appointment diary is used efficiently in planning a sessions clinical activity. As well as collecting and receipting service users charges in accordance with NHS Regulations and ensure safe keeping of monies through banking in accordance with SDC Standing Financial Instructions.
Come and join our amazing team in our brand new state-of-the-art dental facility and truly make a difference to the local people in Suffolk and North East Essex.
We are a new and innovative Dental Social Enterprise and unique partnership with the University of Suffolk and Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Board that truly wants to make a difference to people through the delivery of accessible NHS dental care. We are a purpose-led and values driven organisation. Our mission is clear, we are here to deliver ordinary dental care delivered with extraordinary care.
The University of Suffolk Dental CIC represents a step-change in dental care in Suffolk and North East Essex and we are looking for passionate, talented people to join us.
Work for a social enterprise with a people-first culture. We care about the wellbeing of our people and know you have lives beyond the workplace, we offer a flexible suite of benefits.
For the full list of job duties and responsibilities, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
Salary starting from £35,000 per annum.
Education and Qualifications
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).