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Civilian Dental Practitioner

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51489 - 85072 GBP ANNUAL

Ministry of Defence

www.mod.gov.me

Podgorica, Montenegro

Unknown / Non-Applicable

Government

Published 5 days ago

Details

Reference number

262777

Salary

£51,489 - £85,072
Per annum (pro rata for part time)

Job grade

Other
Civilian Dental Practitioner

Contract type

Fixed Term

Length of employment

8 months

Business area

MOD - Strategic Command - Defence Medical Services (DMS)

Type of role

Medical

Working pattern

Full-time, Job share

Number of jobs available

1

Contents

    Location

    About the job

    Benefits

    Things you need to know

    Apply and further information

Location

H M Naval Base Clyde, Faslane, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire G84 8HL

About the job

Job summary

Here at Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC), we are an inclusive and dedicated organisation working to provide excellent care to our entitled personnel.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, organised and enthusiastic Civilian Dental Practitioner who will be working within our Primary Health Care team, here at HMNB Clyde, Faslane.

This is a Fixed term appointment offering 37 hour per week. Requests to work flexibly and/or part time will be considered, taking into account business needs. Please note the salary will be pro-rata where part time hours are undertaken.

Does this sound like the role for you? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Job description

As a Civilian Dental Practitioner, you will be resourced to provide clinical outputs and work should be directed towards improving and maintaining the dental health and operational fitness of service personnel.

You will be spending 2 hours per week conducting non- clinical activities including practice meetings, training, and personal administration. The remainder of the contracted hours are to be utilised to provide clinical outputs and work should be directed towards improving and maintaining the dental health and operational fitness of personnel for whom you are responsible.

Person specification

Duties and responsibilities for the role include but are not limited to:

  • Inspecting all personnel for whom they are responsible at intervals in accordance with The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines and providing follow up treatment as required.
  • Providing an occupational oral health assessment, being fully conversant with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Dental Fitness categorisation and dental input into the Joint Medical Employment Standard for Service personnel.
  • Ensuring that contemporaneous notes are recorded on individuals integrated electronic healthcare records for all episodes of care.

For the full list of job duties and responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Behaviours

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Changing and Improving
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Leadership
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Developing Self and Others

Benefits

  • Learning and development tailored to your role.
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.
  • A Civil Service pension.
  • Free on site parking.
  • Uniforms provided with laudry services.
  • Access to gym.
  • General Dental Council Annual Retention Fee reimbursed.

Things you need to know

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles (opens in a new window), and will assess your Behaviours and Experience.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Fully registered with the General Dental Council without conditions.
  • Either undertaken Foundation Dentist Training (or have qualified before foundation training became compulsory in the National Health Service) OR
  • Have evidence of adequate clinical experience (either in the United Kingdom or abroad) to be able to practice independently.

To be eligible to be considered for this role, qualifications and memberships detailed must be held in full, prior to submitting your application.

If found successful for this position, you will be required to provide evidence of your immunity to Hepatitis B. Failure to provide evidence of your immunity may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

The Ministry of Defence is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for its staff which includes educating them on the benefits of not smoking, protecting them from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke and supporting those who want to give up smoking. Under the Smoke-Free Working Environment policy, Smoking and the use of all tobacco products (including combustible and chewing tobacco products) will not be permitted anywhere in the Defence working environment by 31st December 2022. The policy is Whole Force and includes all Defence personnel, contractors, visitors and other non-MOD personnel. All applicants seeking, considering, or accepting employment with the Ministry of Defence should be aware of this policy and that it is already in place at a number of Defence Establishments.

The sift will be completed within 5 working days of the vacancy closing date. Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

There will be no reimbursement for any travel expenses for the interview.

All employees joining Ministry of Defence who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a 6-month probation period (unless otherwise advised) effective from the employment start date. Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

Please ensure you demonstrate that you have the required skills, knowledge, experience, qualifications and memberships in your CV and that you have saved it, making sure that any reference to your personal details have been removed from your CV prior to submitting your application.

There is no requirement to deploy as this is met by our uniformed personnel, but you will form the continuity of care required by our patients when based at home.

The successful applicant will have contact with patients and service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, patients and service users. MOD policy remains aligned with the government position that vaccines are the best way to protect yourself and others from the risk of getting seriously ill/dying from COVID-19 and reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19 to others. We therefore encourage all our employees and prospective ones to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to any exemptions that may apply. Detail concerning the options available for vaccination against COVID-19, along with information on risks and side effects is available from: Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines - NHS (www.nhs.uk) to enable individuals to make an informed decision.

We encourage all our employees and prospective ones to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to any exemptions that may apply. Please see the attached further information document for full details.

As a result of the changes to the UK immigration rules which came into effect on 1 January 2021, the Ministry of Defence will only offer sponsorship for a skilled worker visa under the points-based system, where a role has been deemed to be business critical.

The role currently being advertised has not been assessed as business critical and is therefore NOT open to applications from those who will require sponsorship under the points-based system. Should you apply for this role and be found to require sponsorship, your application will be rejected, and any provisional offer of employment withdrawn.

This vacancy is part of the A Great Place to Work for Veterans initiative, Making-the-civil-service-a-great-place-to-work-for-veterans

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

If you need to advise us that you need additional help or reasonable adjustments for the recruitment process, please contact dbscivpers-sgdmsresourcingteam@mod.gov.uk.


Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Security

Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.
Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check (opens in a new window).

See our vetting charter (opens in a new window).
People working with government assets must complete baseline personnel security standard (opens in new window) checks.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
Further information on nationality requirements (opens in a new window)

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code (opens in a new window) sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (opens in a new window).
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
The Civil Service also offers a Redeployment Interview Scheme to civil servants who are at risk of redundancy, and who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised vacancy.

Apply and further information

This vacancy is part of the Great Place to Work for Veterans (opens in a new window) initiative.
Once this job has closed, the job advert will no longer be available. You may want to save a copy for your records.

Contact point for applicants

Job contact :

    Name :
    Cara Nichol
    Email :
    cara.nichol857@mod.gov.uk
    Telephone :
    07971698593

Recruitment team :

    Email :
    DBSCivPers-SGDMSResourcing@mod.gov.uk

Further information

Please see the Further Information document,


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