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Vacancy for Specialist Advisor (Primary Medical Services - Dentistry)

Salary £300 per day
Directorate Primary Medical Services
Function PMS - Dentistry
Job Type Specialist Advisor
Location National
Hours of Work As and when required.
Closing Date: 30 Aug 2019 11:45PM

Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?

We are looking for individuals who are caring, demonstrate integrity, work great as part of a team and always strive for excellence in everything they do to help us make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

Let us tell you a little bit about the role....

We welcome those who are deeply passionate about quality in healthcare services and wish to seek to make a lasting contribution to improving the experiences of service users and families in the delivery of effective regulation, credible inspections and tangible quality improvements.

Specialist Advisors (SpAs) are clinicians who assist on inspection of dental providers.  As part of the inspection team, SpAs provide clinical advice, which helps to ensure that CQC’s judgements are informed by up-to-date and credible clinical and professional knowledge and experience.  The role is ad-hoc and can be undertaken alongside your current role.

You will work with a vibrant team, enjoying a varied and challenging remit as you inspect and regulate dental services to make sure they are safe, effective, responsive, caring and well led. 

About you

You will be a Dentist or Dental Hygiene Therapist, in active clinical practice and established in the field of Dentistry with experience you can draw on to enable you to offer specialist advice on inspections.

You will have up-to-date and credible clinical and professional knowledge and experience which will help you evaluate and analyse evidence and information.

You should be a skilled communicator, with the ability to engage with staff, service users and stakeholders at every level, demonstrating a transparent approach and interpreting complex information and you should be comfortable working as part of a team.

Please note the following: Candidates successful at shortlisting will be invited to attend an Assessment/Interview on Friday 6th September 2019 at CQC Offices in London.

Applicants successful at Assessment/Interview will be invited to attend a Training Day on Friday 20th September 2019 at CQC Offices in London.

Please note there is no flexibility on the interview or training dates, therefore only apply if you are available on these dates.

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