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Consultant in Dental Public Health

Medical & Dental

Main area
Medical & Dental
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Capital Quarter
£74,393 to £96,583 per annum
29/06/2017 23:59

Welcome to Public Health Wales the national public health agency in Wales. We exist to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales.


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Public Health Wales (PHW) was established as an NHS Trust on 1 October 2009. PHW provides professionally independent public health advice and services to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Wales. PHW’s ambition is to achieve a healthier, happier and fairer Wales. It’s a vision we share with our stakeholders.

An opportunity has arisen to work within Dental Public Health (DePH) Team. The DePH team consists of consultants, specialists, trainees, a primary care dental practice adviser and personal assistants.

Specifically the post holder will be a member of the DePH Team with responsibility of the national consultant lead for oral health improvement, delivering DePH projects, and providing specialist dental public health advice and support to Health Boards mainly Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Powys Teaching Health Board.

The post will be based at Public Health Wales’ office in Cardiff and with requirement to travel to Health Boards and other Public Health Wales’ offices to fulfil their job description and plan.

We particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers but speaking Welsh is not essential for this post. We are committed to flexible working and equal opportunities. PHW also operates a childcare voucher scheme.

NWSSP Recruitment Service, which provides recruitment services for PHW, reserves the right to close this vacancy early if a large number of applications are received. We therefore encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address with which you registered. So, please ensure you check your email account regularly.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 29th June 2017

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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

Mr Anup Karki, Team Lead and Consultant in Dental Public Health,