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Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Paediatric Dentistry
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed Term
10 Pas
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Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
£77,913 - £105,042
01/03/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

This is a Locum 1.0 WTE NHS post and is based in the Dental Health Unit of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital post is available to cover maternity leave from March 2019.


The successful applicant will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of NHS clinical services of Paediatric Dentistry within Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and will play a key role in providing integrated Oral Health care for children and young people with complex health needs, including paediatric dentistry input for the Cleft Lip and Palate Network in the North West.


The Consultant will share responsibility for multi-disciplinary patient care, Dental care professional and Specialist training, and postgraduate clinical education in Paediatric Dentistry.


Applicants must have full General Dental Council registration and be on the GDC Specialist Register in Paediatric Dentistry. Applicants may hold an existing Consultant level post or have completed (or be completing) a Post-CCST Paediatric Dentistry Consultant training programme.  Candidates must have obtained a pass in the ISFE in Paediatric Dentistry at time of interview.  Applicants must be in possession of a Certificate of Accreditation or demonstrate eligibility for a CCST in Paediatric Dentistry in the UK. Experience of multidisciplinary working and managing the oral health of complex children in a Children’s Hospital setting are essential.


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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

Applicants are kindly encouraged to contact Dr Kay Hood (0161 701 9087 – secretary) to plan a visit and meet our dynamic and dedicated team.

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4987