Dental Hygienist

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: £31.87 to £36.27 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 June 2024
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Military Medical Personnel
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: DH9192

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We are looking for a Locum Dental Hygienist to cover an assignment at HMS Drake Dental Centre (MoD), in Devonport, Plymouth.

This is a locum role (37.5 hours per week) and the successful candidate will deliver an exceptional standard of care to the MOD service personnel.

Dental Hygienist - Essential Requirements:
• Must be a fully qualified hygienist registered with General Dental Council (GDC) without restrictions.
• Must hold valid suitable and appropriate indemnity insurance with a recognised dental defence organisation.
• Must have completed GDC highly recommended Continuing Professional Development (CPD) including medical emergencies, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, disinfection and decontamination, radiography and radiation protection.
• Must be trained and current in emergency and resuscitation procedures and have practised and tested these procedures at least annually in accordance with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines and (in accordance with JSP 950 Leaflet 4-6-1 DMS CPR Standards and Training.
• Must have undertaken the additional health clearance checks for clinicians required to perform Exposure Prone Procedures (in accordance with the Department of Health policy entitled “Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV: New Healthcare Workers”).

Dental Hygienist - About the Role:
• Flexible & adaptable with a proactive approach
• You will join and become part of a multidisciplinary team, working within well equipped medical centres, dental centres or rehabilitation units where you will be valued as part of the Defence Medical Services team
• Deliver a professional & personal service at all times
• Ability to work alongside military personnel on Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force bases to deliver an exceptional standard of care for service personnel and their families (at some locations)

Dental Hygienist – About Military Medical Personnel and our Benefits:
Military Medical Personnel (MMP) is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated exclusively to providing locum civilian medical, dental and healthcare professionals to the Ministry of Defence. We are a contracted supplier to the MOD and have locum vacancies on military bases throughout the UK and occasionally overseas locations.

Military Medical Personnel offer an attractive package for candidates which may include the following:
• Attractive rates of pay with weekly payments and choice of payment model
• A generous “Refer a Friend” bonus scheme
• Flexibility of long and short term assignments to suit your availability
• Contribution towards your continued professional development (CPD) if applicable
• Free uniforms provided (if required)
• A disclosure check PVG membership in Scotland or Access Northern Ireland certificate is required for this post which will be paid for by us
• Free blood tests and fitness to work certificates (if required)
• Free mandatory training
• Weekly payments
• Assigned an experienced consultant and will support you throughout your application who will continue to look after you during your assignment

All job placements are subject to the receipt of satisfactory compliance requirements and a current DBS

Please note that MMP does not provide working visas, and you must possess valid leave to remain and have UK work experience.

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