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Specialty Dentist in Tempromandibular dysfunction

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Oct 2023

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Applications are invited for a 2 session Specialty Dentist in Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) Dept in the University Dental Hospital Manchester. We are looking for an enthusiastic Specialty Dentist to assist with the day-to-day running of our busy TMD department. You will work hard, but will be rewarded with an excellent professional and personal experience.

The successful applicant will join and complement the existing team in this subspecialty area.

Candidates must be eligible for their own GDC registration - MFT cannot support GMC Sponsorship for candidates who are offered permanent vacancies.

Main duties of the job

The specialty Dentist will join the TMD Team to undertake the assessment and treatment of adults referred to the Department, in the University Dental Hospital of Manchester. Clinical activity in the unit is provided by Specialists and Consultants. This substantive post will meet existing needs within our team.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of 2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you'll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that you're even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you'll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you'll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

  • Relevant experience postgraduation, or equivalent Knowledge and experience in TMD disorders


  • Experience/Interest in teaching




  • Full registration with General Dental Council


  • BLS/ILS/PLS up to date - training will be given


  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Able to communicate fluently in English


  • Able to get on well with other members of the Dental team
  • Proactive team player
  • Able to accept responsibility
  • Proactive in Professional Development
  • Motivated

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.



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