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Dental Therapist job in Shetland

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Shetland , Highlands and Islands
Job Ref Ref: IRC16762
Post Code ZE1 0TB
Main Category Dental jobs
Subcategory Dental Therapist
Contract Type Permanent Full-Time
Salary Band 6, Salary Range £26,830 - £35,933
Hours per week 37.5
Employer Type Direct Employer
Attached File 16762 JD.pdf

Dental Therapist (Ref: IRC16762)

Full-time 37.5 hours per week

Band 6, Salary Range £26,830 - £35,933

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1738 per annum and

Relocation Allowance of up to £8,000

We have a fantastic opportunity for a dental therapist to join our busy service, working in the Public Dental Service, within modern and well-equipped surgeries. This is an excellent opportunity to join an evolving remote and rural dental team, with a strong focus on quality, patient-centred care and skill-mix. Therapists working in our service benefit from professional colleague support through Dentists and Senior Dentists; excellent Dental Nurse and reception support; and the opportunity to work with a wide range of patients with varying needs.

NHS Shetland provides a full range of NHS general dental services and dental care for priority groups with special needs through the salaried Public Dental Service; secondary care dental services (orthodontics and maxillofacial surgery) through a clinical network of visiting consultants and local practitioners; school inspections and oral health promotion services. The workforce consists of dentists, therapists, hygienists, qualified and trainee dental nurses, oral health advisors and high-quality, dedicated dental support staff.

Shetland is a great place to live and to work, offering a strong and welcoming community spirit, a safe environment for children, excellent schools and first-rate transport links to the rest of the UK. Further information is available at

For an informal discussion, please contact Brian Chittick, Dental Director on 01595 743043 .

Closing date: 15th July 2018

Interviews will be held in Shetland during mid August 2018

For more information and to apply:

Internal Applicants: if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the e:ESS website link:

For details of your e:ESS login for the above link please contact Laura Pottinger on 01595 743031 or email

External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employeeor registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following e:ESS website link:-


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.

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