Dental Tutor

Job reference: 030393

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 22/09/2020

Job posted date: 08/09/2020

Salary: Band 5 (£25,100 - £31,649)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Dental Support

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Clinical Effectiveness (Dental)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 - Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***


Infection Prevention &Control /Quality Improvement

An opportunity has arisen at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) for a Dental Tutor to contribute to the development and delivery of a full range of education and training programmes in infection prevention and control (IPC) and Quality Improvement for health and social care professionals in Scotland.

We are seeking a DCP with experience of IPC who would welcome the opportunity to work within the Clinical Effectiveness National Workstream. This post is a national post and the base will be flexible.  This is exciting and rewarding work which aims to support dental teams in maintaining and updating their knowledge and skills in IPC practice and in helping to ensure that they are enabled to deliver safe, person-centre and effective high quality dental care.

Joining a highly dynamic team within NHS Education for Scotland you will work with the National Workstream Lead and Business Manager(s) as well as a team of Dental Tutors to plan, schedule and deliver a co-ordinated programme of IPC education and training across Scotland, ensuring a consistent approach is delivered in all centres, through standardised business processes.

You will be expected to deal with email and telephone queries from a variety of professionals in a courteous and professional manner.  You should have relevant experience of IPC.  As an effective team player, you will possess excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. Some experience of online learning would be valuable.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Christine Young, Infection Control Nurse Adviser by email at

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the below Job Information Pack which includes the Job Summary, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date. ​​​​​​​

Closing date:  22nd September 2020

Interview Date:  23rd October 2020