Dentist recruitment agency listing

The job of a dentist is to examine the health of the mouth, teeth and gums and diagnose and treat any problems found.

To practise dentistry in the UK, dentists must have a degree from a recognised dental school. Standard degree programmes last five years, with the competition for places on these courses being fierce. Requirements for entry onto a degree course vary, but applicants require at least three good A level passes in scientific subjects, such as chemistry and biology, in addition to experience of shadowing dental practice staff. Following receiving their degree, dentists planning to enter into employment in a general dental practice must complete a year of vocational training. Dentists working in the UK must be registered with the General Dental Council and must be committed to updating their skills to maintain their registration.

A dentist should be able to demonstrate a natural flair for science, good eyesight and manual dexterity, an ability to concentrate on detailed tasks for long periods, and a calm and sympathetic manner.

The majority of dentists are self-employed and work in dental clinics. However, many are employed in NHS dental hospitals and the Armed Forces. Permanent and temporary jobs for dentists are available directly from employers and through recruitment agencies. There is currently a shortage of trained dentists, particularly in rural areas.

Salaries for trainee dentists in dental clinics start at around £28,000 a year. Starting salaries for those working in dental hospitals are around £25,000 a year. Dentists working for out-of-hours emergency dental services earn higher hourly rates than those who work standard office hours.

 
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  • Compass Associates

    Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 1-5 58D High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AG
    • Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Bluefire Executive Search

    Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in Commercial, IT, HR, Technical, Engineering, Sales and Senior Management recruitment. Our award winning service offers UK wide coverage as well as industry leading assignment completion rates. We also provide relevant psychometric / skill tests and are REC and ISO certified.
    Coverage UK Wide
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • Invictus Recruitment Consultancy Ltd

    We supply a range of candidates currently registered across Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Healthcare Professionals, Doctors, Healthcare Scientists and Social Care. Our experienced and knowledgeable team of consultants truly understand their market and deliver a high quality service to meet clients' needs.These are the sectors in which we recruit:Acute, Ambulance Trust, Commissioning, Mental Health, Public sector, Private Healthcare, Private Sector
    Coverage UK wide
    • Second Floor, 59 Church Road, East Sussex, Brighton & Hove, BN3 2BD
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Brookes Recruitment Ltd

    Brookes Health Care Recruitment is one of the market leaders in the supply of temporary and permanent health and social care professionals of the highest quality. The key to our success is our understanding of the needs of both our clients and our applicants.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • JP Consulting

    A specialist Aesthetic, Spa/Beauty and Healthcare Consultancy operating UK wide. Looking for those hard to reach people... LOOK NO FURTHER... We never give up on finding the right match for your company or team. 24/7 dedicated team and Competitive Rates.
    Coverage UK Wide and Worldwide
    • Suite 2, High Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS16 7HA
    • 108 High Street, Hertfordshire, Berkhampsted, HP4 2BL
  • turro

    Based in Leeds but covering the whole of the UK we specialise in Health and Social Care recruitment. Contact us today for your recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 4225 Park Approach, Rubicon Square, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8GB
  • Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

    Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • Unit 295 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Office 36 23 King Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1AH
    • Unit 3 Rainbow Court Armstrong Way Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • Hammond Clarke

    The demands on the Health Care industry are greater than ever and Hammond Clarke understands the need to find the most competent staff in the field. Working with us affords clients access to over 10K active candidates as well as a wealth of industry knowledge to deliver for all Health Care positions. Supplying for the areas such as Mental Health, Nursing Homes and the NHS, we work nationwide with a specialist focus on the South East.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Rulisip, Ruislip, Hillingdon, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Team Support have a specialised Healthcare Division supplying into NHS and public sector contracts, private care homes, and specialised contracts.An established data base of candidates ensures our name as the number one choice in the Healthcare Industry for all of the Midlands and surrounding areas.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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Dentist Salary Rates
Low Pay:£7,500
Medium Pay:£70,000
High Pay:£100,000
Sample Size:552
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Average Dentist Salaries by Region
Scotland
£73k
North East
£79k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£78k
Midlands
£66k
East Anglia
£62k
London
£75k
Home Counties
£58k
South East
£62k
South West
£65k
Welsh Borders
£62k
Wales
£70k
North West
£65k
Northern
Ireland

£85k
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