NHS Grampian and Moray HSCP are seeking to appoint a dynamic, suitably qualified and experienced dentist to the role of Senior Dental Officer and Undergraduate Dental Outreach Supervisor. The successful candidate will have their time split between clinical, leadership and Outreach Supervisor duties. Clinically they will provide direct clinical treatment for patients under the care of Moray Public Dental Service with a focus on priority group patients, including vulnerable child and adult patients with complex needs who require additional support. As an Outreach Supervisor they will provide direct supervision and assessment of undergraduate dental students, across the full range of diagnostic and treatment domains, within the purpose-built Spynie Dental Outreach Centre.

The role will require a motivated and resilient individual with a comprehensive and experienced dental background. Full GDC registration, a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in NHS dentistry and a relevant post-graduate qualification are essential requirements for this role. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to prioritise their workload effectively. They must feel confident in their ability to support students and colleagues clinically and academically and be able to provide relevant feedback in challenging situations. They will also specifically take on a leadership role supporting Westend (Elgin) and Muirton (Buckie) clinics and be expected to participate in educational training and development in partnership with NHS Grampian, NHS Education for Scotland and University of Aberdeen.

Working within well-equipped surgeries, you will enjoy access to excellent facilities as well as the professional support of highly qualified colleagues. There are great opportunities for professional development through the diversity of the patient base, formal training and courses, as well as growth through peer review and the support of the existing experienced and friendly team.

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Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details. Part-time or job share applications are welcome.

Recruitment and Retention Allowance is available for successful candidates who have not held a NHS Scotland Board Dental List Number in the last 5 years (subject to eligibility as set out in PCA (D) (2022)2).

Interviews will be held on the 3rd of May 2023.

For informal enquiries or further information please contact Laura Stevenson, Dental Clinical Lead, at

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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