Dental Therapist


Posted 3 weeks ago

Job features

Job category
BaseBoston Health Clinic, Lincoln Lane, Boston, PE21 8RU
Salary£35,392 - £42,618
Closing date17/06/2024

Dental Therapist

Community Dental Services CIC

The closing date is 17 June 2024

Job summary

Dental Therapist, Permanent, Full Time, 37.5 Hours (Part time considered)

This post attracts a ‘Golden Hello’ payment of £5,000 applicable to new applicants taking a substantive post.

£2,500 will be payable after the first month of employment and £2,500 will be paid after six months (subject to completion of probation).

Hours: 37.5 hours, 5 days per week

Bases: Boston Health Clinic, Lincoln Lane, Boston, PE21 8RU

Grantham Health Clinic, Special Care Dental Service, St. Catherine’s Road, Grantham, NG31 6TT

Salary: £35,392 – £42,618 per annum (pro rata if part time)

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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Dental Therapist to join our team at CDS (Community Dental Services) Lincolnshire, based in Boston and Grantham and to support clinics across Lincolnshire as required.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will become part of a specialist service and have the opportunity to work in various clinical settings including community health centres, hospitals, mobile units, domiciliary care and residential homes whilst being supported by an experienced Dental Nurse.

The patient base will include adults and children, patients with additional needs, dental phobics and patients with learning and physical disabilities. The post holder will be working alongside a highly experienced and friendly dental team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Dental Therapist with a special interest in working with patients with additional needs and paediatrics in a community setting.

The post holder will be encouraged to utilise their full scope of practice working under the prescription of a dental surgeon.

The Community Dental Services Lincolnshire is passionate about investing in its dental team. We provide our staff with opportunities to grow their capabilities and support Dental Therapists to develop additional skills such as administrating inhalation sedation according to clinical need. The post holder may also have the opportunity to support the national dental epidemiology programme.

Training will be supported to develop additional skills.

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

Please note we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.


About us

What do we offer?

  • ‘Golden Hello’ payment
  • Full time, permanent contract, 37.5 hours per week (part time considered)
  • Starting salary gross £35,392 per year, pro rata if part time
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, pro rata if part time
  • Dentally led, patient focused working environment that is not constrained by UDA targets
  • Access to Corporate Pension Scheme
  • 24/7 access to an 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

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


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the 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


Boston Health Clinic & Grantham Health Clinic

Lincoln Lane


PE21 8RU

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