Dental Officer


Posted 2 days ago

Job features

Job category
BaseLeighton Buzzard Health Centre, LU7 1AR
Salary£47,653 - £71,479
Closing date04/08/2024

Dental Officer

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 04 August 2024

Job summary

Dental Officer Part Time Permanent

Hours: 15 Hours, Part Time

Bases: Leighton Buzzard Health Centre, LU7 1AR 

Salary: £47,653 – £71,479 per annum, pro rata (Actual £19,061.20 – £28,591.60)

Do you want to make a difference? If so why not consider a career with an award winning dentally led social enterprise?

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.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will deliver dental treatment and preventative care and advice to patients and clients of Community Dental Services CIC.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic dentists for this post based in Leighton Buzzard and to support clinics across Bedfordshire as required, including domiciliary care and epidemiological surveys.

Professional support is available from Consultants in Restorative Dentistry and Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery.

Training opportunities will be provided to develop skills and competencies with special care and paediatric patients. There will be opportunities to participate with care under sedation and general anaesthesia.


About us

What do we offer?

  • Part time, permanent contract, 15 hours per week
  • Starting salary gross £47,653 per annum pro rata
  • 27- 32 days holiday plus bank holiday pro rata
  • Access to NHS Practitioner Pension Scheme
  • 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Funded internal and external mandatory training to enable you to maintain your CPD
  • Support with training for your wider professional development.
  • 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 initiative

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

If you would like more information about the role, please contact Paula Dynes, Operations Lead 07768 035854,


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the main responsibilities of the role, please see the 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


Leighton Buzzard Health Centre

Bassett Road

Leighton Buzzard


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