King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic Dental Hygienist/Therapist to join our highly skilled team in a fast paced and developing teaching environment.
The post holder will be responsible for clinical care of patients and education of student dental therapist/hygienists within the School of Dental Hygiene and Therapy. This involves teaching academic (dependent on experience) and clinical skills to enable successful students to gain professional registration with the General Dental Council.
The position requires a General Dental Council registered DHT with a minimum two years clinical experience. The post covers the student therapist/hygienists’ clinical activity on clinics across all campuses of King’s Dental Institute and outreach placements, including Norwood Academy.
This is a fixed-term one year position which offers the opportunity of a 1 day per week post.
Applicants must be qualified for a minimum of two years and preferably have a teaching qualification. Applicants must have evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills, patient management, organisational skills as well as pastoral support.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.
Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received; therefore all candidates should apply as soon as possible.
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Sarah Balian – Apply
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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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