Dental Officer

Posted 2 weeks ago

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BaseAddison House, Hamstel Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1EP / St Margaret's Hospital, The Plain, Epping, CM16 6TN
Salary£47,653 - £71,479
Closing date17/04/2024

Dental Officer

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 17 April 2024

Job summary

Dental Officer Part Time 12 Months Fixed Term

Hours: 22.5 hours, Part Time

Bases: Addison House, Hamstel Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1EP

St Margaret’s Hospital, The Plain, Epping, CM16 6TN

Salary: £47,653 – £71,479 per annum, pro rata (Actual £28,591.80 – £42,887.40)

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 inviting applications for dedicated dentists to join our clinics based in Harlow and Epping.


Main duties of the job

As part of our team, the successful applicant will be working collaboratively alongside a passionate group of clinicians including a specialist in Special Care Dentistry, and external stakeholders, such as social workers and hospitals to deliver dental services to patients referred to Community Dental Service. Our clinics are focused on providing excellent dental care for many vulnerable groups in the community including patients with additional needs. CDS CIC aims to develop long term positive patient outcomes, without constraints of UDA targets.

In this role, you will oversee the management of paediatric and adult patients, including administering treatments under inhalation sedation and general anaesthesia as necessary. We provide extensive mentorship and training opportunities to support your ongoing professional development, including mandatory training in intermediate life support and accredited inhalation sedation techniques.

If you are passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of our community members and are committed to delivering excellence in dental care, we encourage you to apply.

You must be GDC registered and have an active NHS performer number.


About us

What do we offer?

  • 27 – 32 days holiday pro rata plus bank holidays
  • Dentally led, patient focused working environment that is not constrained by UDA targets.
  • Access to NHS Practitioner Pension 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 and the opportunity to look around, please contact Umaiyal Ravindran – Associate Operations Director,


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure that you read the Job Description, which also includes the person specification, before applying.

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


Addison House Harlow & St Margaret’s Hospital Epping


CM20 1EP

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