Dental Tutors (Aberdeen and Dundee)

Job reference: 041344

Location: Various

Job closing date: 25/01/2021

Job posted date: 11/01/2021

Salary: Band 5 (£25,100 - £31,649)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 18.75

Department: Dental Care Professionals

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***

Dental Care Professional Workstream – DCP x2

  • Base: Aberdeen Dental Education CentreDental Tutor – 0.5 WTE (Wednesday - Friday)
  • Base: Dundee Dental Education CentreDental Tutor – 0.5 WTE (must be able to work a Thursday)

Please note, these are two separate posts. In your application you should note your preferred base, Aberdeen or Dundee.

Two opportunities have arisen within NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to apply for the post of Dental Tutor. These posts contribute to the development and delivery of a full range of education and training programmes for dental care professionals.

The purpose of this role is to support the Lead DCP Tutor and team of Dental Tutors in the delivery, assessment and quality assurance of all DCP education and training programmes, which includes using a range of methods and technology to support education and training.  

We are seeking a GDC registered DCP with an active post registration portfolio who has a keen interest in learning and development.  Experience in designing, delivering training, mentoring or assessing learners would be advantageous, but training and support will be provided. 

As an effective team player, you will possess excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. Some experience of online learning would be valuable.

You will be expected to deal with a range of queries from a variety of professionals in a courteous and professional manner. 

Joining a highly dynamic team within NHS Education for Scotland you will work with the Lead DCP Tutor, team of Dental Tutors, National Workstream Lead, and Business Support Teams to plan and deliver DCP education and training, ensuring a consistent approach is delivered in all centres, through standardised processes.

This is exciting and rewarding work which aims to support pre and post registration training for dental care professionals, Practice Managers and Receptionists, to enable the delivery of safe, person-centre and effective high-quality dental care.

Informal enquiries are welcomed:

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date:  25 January 2021

Interview Date: Tuesday 9 February 2021 via Microsoft Teams which will include the delivery of a short 10-minute presentation on a specific topic which will be advised.