Locum Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
14 Jan 2020
13 Feb 2020

Job Description

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Paediatric Dentist (Locum Fixed term)

Applications are invited for the part time (6 session) locum Consultant post in Paediatric Dentistry, based within the Bristol Dental Hospital and School. The post-holder will principally have responsibilities to deliver NHS clinics within the department, though also be expected to contribute to continuing education, professional development and audit within the Trust and the University.

This is a 6 PA part time Locum Consultant post in the Department of Child Dental Health at the Bristol Dental Hospital. This is a fixed term appointment for 12 Months to help support delivery of contract, and reduce waiting times maternity leave.

The Paediatric Dental department provides a secondary and tertiary service to the regional population.

The post holder will be expected to show drive and initiative towards patient care putting the patient first in line with the Trust core values. The post holder will be expected to have a high level of knowledge and expertise in the field of Paediatric Dentistry. He/she should have a specific interest and experience in complex problems and multidisciplinary work. He/she will play a key role in the clinical supervision and training of specialist trainees

The post holder should demonstrate a high quality approach to patient management. As the post holder will be an integral part of the departmental team, the ability to lead and work as a team member is essential.

The post holder will be expected to have the experience, personal engagement and enthusiasm for teaching and training. He/she will also be expected to participate in issues such as clinical effectiveness relating to patient management, share in the administrative tasks in the Department and Division where appropriate, and provide consultant cover as necessary. The post holder will be expected to undertake mandatory training in line with the requirements of the Department and the Trust.

The post-holder will be expected to participate in continuing dental education meetings and in Clinical Audit and is expected to work within the Trust's Clinical Governance framework .


University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

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  • As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
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  • All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.

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