Due to retirement, we have an exciting opportunity within our technical team of 8.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Dental Technician to work in a multi-disciplined team across our 2 sites. The modern fully equipped laboratories offer 3D surgical planning and printing, comprehensive clinical photography and full technical and clinical service to the trust and external users.
You must be GDC registered with proven recent experience in a laboratory setting. The successful applicant will have good knowledge of a wide range of specialised equipment and machinery. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and to meet agreed deadlines is essential.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will mainly produce routine Orthodontic appliances and occasionally be required to produce restorative / prosthetic appliances for the Trust and all laboratory income generation services. You will also provide technical / clinical support and cover in the absence of the Associate Dental Technician.
The post holder will also take clinical photographs using digital photographic equipment of all departmental patients, archive and categorise all images for patient records and audit purposes, training will be provided.
The post is based across site, working primarily at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford with a minimum of 2 days a fortnight to be worked at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
Working for our organisation
We are a diverse and dynamic team, with a large skill mix. Compiled of a Maxillofacial Prosthetist, Specialist Orthodontic Technician, Lead Restorative Technician / Maxillofacial Prosthetic Assistant, 3 x Dental Technicians, Associate Dental Technician and Laboratory Administrator.
As a Department we have managed to build an excellent rapport with a number of users, within the trust and externally. We provide work to many other trusts, and ensure we are developing ideas and growing the service we provide. It is important the successful candidate has the enthusiasm to help develop the laboratories further.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
B-Tec OND in Dental Technology / BSc (Hons) in Dental Technology / City and Guilds Or equivalent.
Full member of GDC
PAR index calibrated
Recent Dental Laboratory Work Experience
Knowledge of Orthodontic / Prosthetics / Restorative Appliance production
Knowledge of Laboratory techniques
Comprehensive knowledge and operation of a wide range of specialised equipment and machinery
Knowledge of information technology and clinical photography.
Knowledge of Medical Devices Regulations.