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Job reference: 112897
Salary: SHO (£32,822-£45,700)
Job closing date: 09/08/2022
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Dundee Dental Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 40
Job posted date: 26/07/2022
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Tayside
Department: Restorative Dentistry

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Post DCT fellowship

NHS Tayside has a vacancy for a full time Locum Dental Core Trainee (until 5/9/23. This post is based within NHS Tayside with the time being based in Dundee Dental Hospital and School.

This Post Dental Core Training fellow post will provide an opportunity to be involved in an innovative workstream in Dundee Dental Research Hospital & School.

The post holder will be involved in supporting the implementation of recommendations for sustainability in the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) guidance and related quality improvement activities.  Also, the design and development of the sustainability strategy and ambitions of the Research Dental Hospital & School.

The post will be linked to one of the dental specialties to ensure the postholder remains in contact with clinical dentistry.  The speciality will be decided in discussion with the preferred candidate and the clinical time commitment will be between 2 and 4 (4hours each) sessions.

Applicants should note that this post gives access to training/educational events, a study budget and the opportunity to complete supervised learning events.  However, the postholder will not be subject to the review of competence progression (RCP) process and the post cannot be considered as a formal Dental Core Training post for future career progression. 

Eligible individuals may use evidence gained in this post to support an application for the National Certificate of Dental Core Equivalence. Details of this process are available at

Hours of work are: 40 hours per week.

All applicants must be fully registered with the General Dental Council. Please see the attached person specification for this DCT3/4 post

Informal enquiries should be made to Grant McIntyre ( or Brian Stevenson (

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

​​​​​​​NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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