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Dental Core Trainee DCT3 Oral & Maxillofacial

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£31,864 to £44,366 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2022
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We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic DCT2 to join the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. The base site will be Morriston Hospital, Swansea with a requirement to attend outpatient clinics in our department at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend. The successful candidate will join our current team of 6 consultants, 1 associate specialist, 1 specialty doctor and rotational trainees.

Main duties of the job

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is part of the head and neck department which includes cleft, orthodontics, ENT and restorative dentistry. You will get the opportunity to gain experience working alongside these specialties. We have a well-equipped and innovative maxillofacial laboratory that provides excellent technical surgical support and 3D customised planning for reconstruction.

About us

SBU University Local Health Board has responsibility for the health of over 270,000 people and is one of the largest providers of integrated healthcare in the UK. With a budget of over £1 billion and employing 17,000 people the Health Board provides acute, tertiary, intermediate, mental health, community and primary care services to people in Bridgend, Neath, Port Talbot, Swansea and beyond. We are a University Health Board working in partnership with Swansea University, Swansea School of Medicine, the School of Health Science and the Institute of Life Science.

Swansea is Wales' second-largest city, and sits on the five-mile sweep of Swansea Bay. An ideal base for exploring south-west Wales, there's also much on offer for visitors in Swansea itself. Swansea has a range of shops, cozy cafes, great restaurants, art galleries as well as being able to offer good outdoor lifestyle with its beautiful coastline and beaches on the Gower Peninsula. Swansea also has excellent sporting facilities including the Wales National pool and liberty stadium home to the Ospreys and Swansea city football club.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The department undertakes all aspects of oral and maxillofacial work including oro-facial cancers with free microvascular reconstruction, disorders of the TMJ, orthognathic surgery for dentofacial deformities, maxillofacial injuries, dentoalveolar surgery and salivary gland disease.

The duties will include attending outpatient clinics, performing and assisting with minor oral surgery attending and assisting with specialist oral and maxillofacial theatre cases and being part of a 1 in 7 first on call rota.

The successful candidate will be expected to take part in clinical governance activities, training and teaching.

Applicants should possess full registration with the United Kingdom General Dental Council (GDC) or United Kingdom General Medical Council (GMC)

Person Specification

  • BDS or equivalent dental qualification


  • Experience in Restorative Dentistry


  • Experience in Restorative Dentistry


  • 3 Years Experience

BMJRef: BMJ-82094/130-31592914-DCT3


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