Consultant in Orthodontics

NHS Highland

  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
  • Location: Inverness
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: MS17.16.17/SHOW

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Orthodontics based at Raigmore Hospital. The Department provides an orthodontic service to the Highlands, this post will have specific duties at Raigmore Hospital Inverness. The department in Raigmore has 4 dental chairs (a 3 chair polyclinic plus one single chair surgery) and an onsite laboratory facility. The successful candidate will be working with a part time specialty dentist and two orthodontic therapists. The team will work in close collaboration with our OMFS and Oral Surgery team plus our Consultant Restorative Dentist. The post benefits from a good range of support services.

Raigmore Hospital is a modern District General Hospital of approximately 454 beds with extensive training responsibilities for both undergraduates and post graduates. It serves a wide remote and rural geographical area and has clinical facilities comparable with most University Teaching Hospitals with expanding research support and opportunities.

Inverness is a rapidly growing city situated in most attractive surroundings and providing unrivalled opportunities for outdoor recreational activities. The local airport has regular flights to London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
The postholder will need to be on the specialist register for Orthodontics, hold a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training and have obtained the ISFE in Orthodontics or be within 3 months of attainment at time of interview. The post is offered on a 10PA basis, although applications will also be considered from applicants who wish to work part-time.

Prospective candidates are invited to contact Mr Adrian Hart, Consultant in Orthodontics or Mr Ron Coggins via switchboard on 01463 704000 for informal enquiries.

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