Dental Officer

Posted 2 weeks ago

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BaseWestcotes Dental Clinic, Fosse Road South, Leicester, LE3 0LP / Merlyn Vaz Health & Social Care Centre, Spinney Hill Road, Leicester, LE5 3GH
Salary£47,653 - £71,479
Closing date01/05/2024

Dental Officer

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 01 May 2024

Job summary

Dental Officer Full Time Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours, 5 days per week

Bases: Westcotes Dental Clinic, Fosse Road South, Leicester, LE3 0LP

Merlyn Vaz Health & Social Care Centre, Spinney Hill Road, Leicester, LE5 3GH

Salary: Band A – £47,653 – £71,479 per annum

Do you want to make a real difference in a socially minded, values driven organisation? Do you want to work where your voice can be heard? We are an award winning employee owned social enterprise, providing high quality community dental services across east and central England.

Community Dental Services CIC are looking for a clinician who identifies with our values as a Social Enterprise and is passionate about providing care for those most at need.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic dentists for this post based primarily in our clinics at Westcotes Dental Clinic and Merlyn Vaz Health Centre. Leicester has a high dental need and is a service providing a wide range of care. Training opportunities will be provided to develop skills and competencies with special care and paediatric patients, such as sedation. There will be opportunities to participate with care under sedation and general anaesthesia.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will deliver dental treatment and preventative care to patients and clients of Community Dental Services. Leicestershire and Leicester City clinics provide dental care for many groups in the community including adults and children patients with additional needs. Peripatetic cover will be required to support clinics across the county including domiciliary care, epidemiological surveys.


About us

What do we offer?

  • 27 – 32 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Dentally led, patient focused working environment that is not constrained by UDA targets.
  • Access to the NHS Practitioners Scheme.
  • Funded internal and external mandatory training to enable you to maintain your CPD.
  • Support with training for your wider professional development.
  • Paid indemnity.
  • Uniforms provided.
  • Become a shareholder and have a say in how our organisation is run at all levels.
  • Opportunity to play a key part in local social care initiatives.


Informal discussions welcome, please contact Keerti Madhvani, Associate Operations Director,, mobile 07768 036822.


Job description

Job responsibilities

For details on main duties and responsibilities, please see attached job description and person specification.


Person Specification

Dental Officer


  • Please see attached person specification within the job description

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Community Dental Services CIC


Westcotes/ Merlyn Vaz

Westcotes Dental Clinic, Fosse Road South



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