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Specialty Dentist in Oral Surgery and Acute Dental Care

Nodal point 4

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Nodal point 4
Fixed Term-7 Months
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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From £37,923 p.a excl. LZ
27/12/2019 23:59

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Specialty Dentist in Oral Surgery and Acute Dental Care
From £37,923 p.a excl. LZ
Full Time - 10PAs
Fixed Term-7 Months

The Department of Oral Surgery is seeking a full-time (10 PA) Senior Speciality Dentist for 7 month period to join a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward thinking team. We are looking for an individual with appropriate skills to complement this team and to teach KCL undergraduate and postgraduate students and Oral Surgery trainees to keep the Department at the forefront of clinical and academic excellence.

The Department offers a wide range of multidisciplinary services to patients with oral and facial problems. The post-holder will undertake outpatient sessions including consultant clinics and local anaesthetic operating. There will be opportunity to operate under intravenous sedation or general anaesthetic depending on the departments requirements. You may be expected to work within the Acute Dental Care Department (ADC) delivering emergency dental care to the local population. You will be expected to take an active role in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes of the department and to participate in clinical research activities.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a first class team in an active and progressive central London teaching hospital environment.

Closing date - 27/12/2018, midnight

For further details / informal visits contact:


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

General enquiries, about the job or for an informal discussion about this post should be directed to Mr Chris Sproat (GSTT Clinical lead) Ext 84342. 

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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