Hear from Jonathan, our Dental Director, about working and developing here:

If you’re innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about improving people’s lives, the choice as a dentist with Smile Together is yours!

We’re a successful employee-owned social enterprise where we often do things differently and our progressive dentist opportunities with career development choices are no exception. An opportunity to shape and develop your dental career alongside general dentistry and/or urgent care provision in a supportive environment where you can grow, learn and prosper.

Our career development opportunities require experience, dedication and flexibility alongside a passionate commitment to patient care, innovation and continuous service improvement. In return we offer:

  • Rewarding careers where every contact counts
  • First class facilities and a safe, sustainable working environment
  • Outstanding location for that work life balance
  • Friendly approachable colleagues at every level of our employee-owned community interest company

We’re a committed and friendly team that puts our people and patients first – it’s never been a more exciting time to join us in providing a valued dental service in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly whilst developing your career.

Take a look at our role prospectus to see where our exciting opportunities might take you!

Our colleagues always have lovely things to say about working and developing at Smile Together:

Nicola Wood, Senior Dentist says: “I find working here very rewarding and see our dentistry as a fantastic way for practitioners to develop a valuable range of dental skills – in our case with great facilities in a most beautiful part of the country.”

Paula Souto, Senior Dental Officer says: “Special care dentistry may not be some people’s first choice when they graduate, but for me it represents a significant part of a career journey and is something I think all newly graduated dental students should consider. Not only have I mastered the foundation skills of dentistry, but I also enjoy a chameleonic and significant role. Both in urgent and community care settings, I help patients who really need my skills and in turn know that the positive impact I’m having on their lives is one of the greatest rewards of all. Working with Smile Together I also get great job satisfaction and a love for dentistry that inspires me every day.”

Since 2016, when we became an employee-owned community interest company, our team has grown significantly, both clinically and in terms of professional support. Through our Shareholder Impact Board, regular meetings and fantastic internal communications, we keep in touch with everyone and frequently seek feedback to find out what our team think about working at Smile Together, including through an Employee Engagement Survey.

In one we asked our colleagues to give us 5 words to describe how they feel about coming to work – the results included:

Happy, calm, teamwork, laughs, support

Proud, involved, challenged, trusted, respected

Enthusiastic, proud, motivated, happy, focused

Inspired, enthusiastic, happy, teamwork, determined

Many colleagues voluntarily contribute further insight through our Employee Engagement Surveys including:

“Smile Together have a flexible approach and are forward thinking”

“Smile Together has a bold vision and the desire to achieve”

“Smile Together put patient care first”

“I love working at Smile Together and feel like I can continue positively contributing to an exciting future for our company”

“I really enjoy working here and would like to thank Smile Together for all the support and development I’ve been given”

Our bespoke Smile Together Training Academy and Perform:

Ensures you receive a thorough induction upon joining as well as the professional and personal development that you require to succeed in your role.  It also means we develop every individual in our organisation, no matter what their role, so everyone has a great team around them and is very clear about our strategic business objectives as well as their team and individual ones.

The Inside Track – see what other colleagues say about working here

If you have questions and want a quick chat for some answers, please get in touch.

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