Dental Therapist


Posted 2 weeks ago

Job features

Job category6-12 Months Fixed Term Contract
Hours15 hours (2 days)
BaseMill Hill Dental Centre, 2 Mill Hill Road, Derby, DE23 6SF / Wheatbridge Health Village, 30 Wheatbridge Road, Chesterfield, S40 2AB
Salary£35,392 - £42,618
Closing date25/02/2024

Dental Therapist

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 25 February 2024

Job summary

Dental Therapist 18 Months Fixed Term Contract, Part Time

Hours: 15 hours (2 days)

Bases: Mill Hill Dental Centre, 2 Mill Hill Road, Derby, DE23 6SF

Wheatbridge Health Village, 30 Wheatbridge Road, Chesterfield, S40 2AB

Salary: £35,392 – £42,618 per annum pro rata (Actual £14,156.80 – £17,047.20)

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 Dental Therapist who identifies with our values as a Social Enterprise and are passionate about providing care for those most at need.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic Dental Therapists for this post based at at Mill Hill Dental Centre, Wheatbridge Health Village and to support clinics across Derbyshire as required.


Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic community dental service. CDS-CIC Derbyshire has 11 dental clinics across the county of Derbyshire treating adults and children with additional needs, who are referred for treatment and assessment.

As an organisation we are committed to providing excellent clinical care and evidence-based dentistry. As an employee-owned organisation, employees are encouraged to become involved in decision making around clinical care and service development. The service provides regular training alongside peer review meetings and all employees are indemnified by the organisation for all clinical work undertaken within CDS-CIC.

As you will be expected to provide support to all clinics acrossDerbyshire, the ability to visit all bases in the county is essential


About us

What do we offer?

  • 18 months fixed term contract
  • Part time, 15 hours per week
  • Starting salary £35,392 per year (pro rata)
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Access to Corporate 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
  • 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

We recognise the positive value of having a workforce with a variety of lived experiences and that represent the communities we serve. Therefore, we welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

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


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for further details on duties and responsibilities for the post.


Person Specification

Dental Therapist


  • 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


Mill Hill Dental Centre/Wheatbridge Health Village

2 Mill Hill Road


DE23 6SF

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