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Job reference: 165177
Salary: Band 4 (£27,598 - £30,019)
Job closing date: 09/10/2023
Job Type: Dental Support
Location: Falkirk Community Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 25/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Public Dental Service

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*Secondment opportunity / fixed-term for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave.

*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 opportunity has arisen within our Public Dental Service (PDS) for a qualified Dental Nurse. We are looking for a highly organised, friendly member of staff to join our Team, who will assist in the delivery of high quality care to patients residing within Forth Valley.

We would like to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic qualified Dental Nurse, aiming to offer the best care to patients and are a committed Team member. You will work with teams of Dentists and qualified Dental Nurses, to provide surgery and administrative duties expected of a qualified Dental Nurse across Forth Valley. The PDS service operates Monday to Friday, 0830hrs to 1630hrs across 6 healthcare sites and 3 Prisons.

Your location will vary, determined by the needs of the service rota, therefore, the ability and willingness to travel to all sites is essential.

If successful, full induction will be tailored to meet your needs within this role.

For informal inquires and to discuss the hours available, contact: Darline Reekie, Department Manager on 01324 616042 or Lynn Shearer, Dental Nurse Team Leader on 01324 616037.

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.

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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