Trust Dental Core Trainee 1-3

£39,467/£50,017 per annum plus rota enhancements
13 Oct 2021
28 Oct 2021
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Trust DCT 1/2 or DCT 3 (Dependent on Experience) in Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery (Non-Training)

Grade: DCT 1-3

Contract: Fixed Term, 12 months

Please apply via NHS Jobs.
Please note that current Full GDC registration is required for this post.

University Hospitals Plymouth is a trauma centre and one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the South West. Working as a Dental Core Trainee at Derriford hospital is an enjoyable and varied job, providing vast amounts of opportunities to gain experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery. You will be part of a very supportive and approachable team and provided with great educational support and hands-on training. The on-call shifts are on a rotational basis with a 1:6 weekday on-call shifts, and 2:5 weekends on-call. The workload includes dentoalveolar surgery, facial trauma, orofacial malignancy, the treatment of facial deformities, TMJ surgery and Orthodontics. Patients are seen in outpatient clinics, local anaesthetic clinics, theatres and on-call duties, which provide an interesting daily variation. There is a study leave allowance which is great for undertaking postgraduate courses or examinations.

For further details of the DCT posts or the Maxillofacial surgery Department please contact Emma Odell (01752 432926) or

Undergraduate Medical Education

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) has been praised by the GMC for its innovative approach to undergraduate medical education. The curriculum is based around problem based learning and has been highly ranked by our graduates in how they felt prepared for postgraduate medicine. Your role will include important opportunities to engage with undergraduate education, in both the hospital environment and the school itself, to continue this vital job of producing tomorrow's doctors and allied health care professionals.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-39297/216-10181-DCT