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Job reference: 084981
Location: Falkirk Community Hospital
Job closing date: 27/01/2022
Job posted date: 13/01/2022
Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 30
Department: Public Dental Service
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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*Secondment Opportunity – Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager.  The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Public Dental Service (PDS) for a Qualified Dental Nurse Team Leader.  We are looking for a caring, dedicated, adaptable and self-motivated individual who has excellent personal, communication and clinical skills.  The successful candidate will be highly organised and work well within a team environment, assisting in the delivery of high quality care to patients residing within NHS Forth Valley.

This interesting and varied role involves a range of clinical and admin duties.  You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of our clinics and this will include line management and supervision of your team.  You will work within a multidisciplinary team including Dentists, qualified Dental Nurses, Oral Therapists and Administrative Staff to provide surgery and administrative duties expected of a qualified Dental Nurse across the Forth Valley area.

The PDS service operates Monday to Friday, 0830hrs to 1630hrs, across 6 healthcare sites and 3 Prisons. Location will vary, determined by the needs of the service rota; therefore, the ability to travel to all sites is essential.

We would like to hear from you if you are a motivated and hard-working qualified Dental Nurse looking for a new challenge. If successful, full induction will be tailored to meet your needs within this role, in addition to Continued Professional Development to support you and ensure your enhanced GDC/CPD requirements are met. 

For informal inquires or further information, please contact: Karen Robertson, Department Manager on 01324 616042 /  or Rachel Tardito, Deputy Department Manager on 01324 673507 /

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

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