Toothbrushing Supervisor – Papdale Primary School

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Advert EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING Papdale Primary School Toothbrushing Supervisor 5 hours per week, Term time Temporary up to 5 July 2019 £18,511 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance) We are looking for an individual to help deliver a daily toothbrushing programme for children in Papdale Primary School. The post will involve organising and supervising children brushing their teeth as part of the NHS Orkney Childsmile Toothbrushing Programme. You will work on your own supervising children brushing their teeth, but you will have regular contact with the NHS Orkney Oral Health Support Worker. While your role is not to brush children’s teeth you will be there to encourage the children to brush their teeth well and develop this important lifetime habit. Appropriate and relevant experience of working with children is essential and a basic knowledge / interest in oral health improvement would be an advantage. The hours are worked around school lunchtime. This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children. Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Karyn Tait, Oral Health Promoter, NHS Orkney for further details at King Street Dental Clinic, Kirkwall on. Closing date: Sunday 24 February 2019 Orkney Islands Council ensures that the pay for all posts meets the Scottish Local Government Living Wage. Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.