OE7657Consultant Dental Public Health job in Aberdeen at NHS Grampian

OE7657-Consultant Dental Public Health

Company: NHS Grampian

Location: Aberdeen UK

Date Posted:Mar 11, 2014

NHS Grampian is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Consultant in Dental Public Health to join the public health senior team following the imminent retirement of the present post holder.NHS Grampian has seen a dramatic improvement in access to NHS dental care for children and adults. The widespread implementation of Childsmile and the Adult Priority Group programmes have successfully improved the oral health of local people. The infrastructure for dental services in Grampian and the North of Scotland (NOS) has changed considerably with the opening of Aberdeen Dental Hospital and School in 2009 and 5 clinical outreach teaching facilities throughout the NOS.There are good links between public health, general dental services, Public Dental Service, Aberdeen Dental School and Hospital including the consultant led services in Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry and the Maxillo-facial and head and neck services based in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. An exciting opportunity exists to build on the success to date. The postholder will lead and advise NHS Grampian on all aspects of dental and oral health, provision of evidence based oral and dental care and effective dental clinical governance.The role will include tackling health inequalities in oral health, ensuring access to prevention and treatment for the local population, improving the quality of dental services and patient safety and supporting dental teaching and care services in NHS Grampian.The successful candidate will be the Dental Public Health Lead for the North of Scotland Health Boards including NHS Grampian, NHS Highland and the 3 Island Boards – Shetland Orkney and Western Isles.Hours            40.00 Hours/WeekApplicants must be fully registered with the General Dental Council and hold, or be within 6 months of holding GDC Specialist Registration in Dental Public Health. Informal contact Professor Sir Lewis Ritchie, Director of Public Health or Susan Webb, Deputy Director of Public Health on 01224 558478.To obtian a job description please click on the following link-Consultant Dental Public Health.docTo view the Health Fit 2020 please click on the following link-Health Fit 2020.pdfTo view the NHS Grampian Annual Report 2012-13 please click on the following link-NHS Grampian Annual Report 2012-13.pdfClosing Date: Friday 4th April, 2014. View full job description
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