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Paediatric Dentistry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term: 6 months
Part time: 4 PAs per week
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital
30/10/2020 23:59

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Locum Consultant In Paediatric Dentistry

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as ‘Outstanding for Caring’ by the CQC – fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture.  We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme. 

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national ‘Veteran Aware’ scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

 About this vacancy

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic Locum Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry to work at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton. They will work independently and in collaboration with the Consultants in Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry and South Thames Cleft Clinics. They will be expected to carry to out complex treatments, inhalation sedation and general anaesthesia and to take overall responsibility for the delivery of care to medically compromised, phobic, children with behavioural problems and children who for any reason cannot be treated in primary care.

The Department of Orthodontics, Paediatric Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry is based within the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital which is on the Royal Sussex County Hospital site. This facility opened in June 2007, and benefits from 3 fully equipped treatment rooms (one double chair room and 2 single chair rooms) plus consultant offices, a Specialist Registrars’ office, secretarial office and administration facilities. We also benefit from a fully equipped laboratory, staffed by a team of experienced technicians.

Closing Date 30th October 2020 at 1pm

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carmel Slipper
Job title
Clinical Lead for Orthodontics, Paediatric Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry
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01273 696955
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