Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Workington


Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a caring professional clinician to join our busy and friendly special care dental service in West Cumbria to cover a period of maternity leave.

The successful applicant will be providing special care dentistry primarily at our modern two surgery clinic in Workington. The practice is BDA Good Practice accredited and fully computerised.

We can offer an environment geared to professional and personal development and you will be joining a friendly, highly skilled workforce. The clinic sees a clinically diverse group of patients and we would therefore welcome applications from enthusiastic and self-motivated team players with excellent clinical and communication skills.

With its home in the Lake District, Cumbria Partnership is a successful Foundation Trust: financially and clinically secure. Work with us and enjoy the scope to develop and build our NHS service.

As well as the professional challenges, you can make the most of Cumbria’s location and scenery – it’s spectacular. From bustling city centres to quiet scenic villages – Cumbria has everything you need. This together with superb educational provision and a strong ethos that supports work-life balance, enjoy an enhanced quality of life.

For an informal discussion please contact Natalie Carman, Clinical Lead for West Cumbria on 01900 705066.

Closing date:06/11/2019

- Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
- If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered. The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UKNCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

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