Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees, North Yorkshire.

Position: Fully Mentored Employed Associate Dentist

Application Deadline: 31 January 2024

What’s included?

Mentorship & Development
Benefit from structured mentorship and fully-funded quality CPD to elevate your dental skills.
Work-Life Balance
Ideal 4-day clinical week including 2 hours dedicated to mentorship. Opportunities each week for CPD, post graduate courses or shadowing.
12 month contract initially, with option to extend, make permanent or move to percentage-paid associateship.

Why Yarm?

Welcome to our well-established practice, independently owned, nestled in the picturesque market town of Yarm, voted ‘the Best High Street in Britain’. Our location boasts a classy, vibrant social scene with a rich array of pubs, restaurants, wine bars, and independent shops. Experience the perfect blend of small-town charm and city conveniences with York, Leeds, and Newcastle just an hour away.

Iconic bustling market town and quaint High Street: A scenic walk/commute from highly desirable yet affordable homes.
Cultural Richness: Enjoy nearby theatres, live music, and the natural beauty of the North Yorkshire Moors, Dales and Heritage Coast.
Excellent local train links: regular direct trains to London, Edinburgh, Leeds and Manchester.
Community and Lifestyle: Join our local sports and social clubs, benefit from excellent award-winning schools and amenities, and embrace the supportive community spirit.

Your Role

Provide compassionate, respectful dental care in a comfortable and relaxing environment.
Enjoy the luxury of longer appointments to engage your patients in thorough consultations to build strong patient relationships.
Utilise the latest dental technology including CEREC Omnicam, iTero 5D Plus scanner, CBCT/OPG, rotary endo, soft-tissue laser, microscope, intraoral and DSLR cameras and more in our air-conditioned premises.
Collaborate with our caring and competent reception and nursing team.
We Offer
A robust onboarding programme so you will get to grips with our practice and systems straight away.
2 dedicated hours per week mentorship with a highly skilled & experienced principal dentist in treatment planning, case discussion and consultation skills.
A qualified PM to ensure smooth practice operations and a productive diary.
A dental therapist to assist with preventive care and patient referrals for perio, tooth whitening and composite restorations.
An excellent reward and recognition package including: 6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata), pension contributions, fully funded Indemnity and GDC registration, a 50% contribution to post-graduate training courses (up to £6,000 per annum) opportunities for future training in implant placement and STO, starting salary £65,000 per annum.

If you feel you would be better suited to a more traditional percentage-paid associate role, then this option is also available. Just let us know.
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Seeking Candidates who resonate with what we stand for and who can offer the following

Are GDC registered and fully qualified.
Aspire to continuously learn and improve.
Prioritise high standards of patient care and internal customer service.
Possess strong communication skills and professional ambitions.

Join us and be part of a practice that values growth, community, and exceptional dental care.


before 31 January 2024

If these values and this offer is making your heart sing than we invite you to apply by sending your C.V. plus a cover letter, telling us what you can bring to our practice – if you have a portfolio then please do share that too, to

About your mentor, Peter Farrage, a dental practice owner since 2005.

  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne – Bachelor of Dental Surgery (1993)
  • University of Chester – Post Graduate Diploma in Endodontics (2014)
  • University of Warwick – dental implant placement 1 year course
  • Paul Tipton – Restorative Dentistry 1 year course, Aesthetic Dentistry 1 year course
  • Attendee at various dental conferences, including The Dentistry Show, World Aesthetic Congress, BACD, BDA, British Endodontic Society and more.
  • All required CPD, including radiology, CPR and emergencies, plus day/weekend courses in Smilefast, Quick Straight Teeth, Smilelign, Sleep Clench Inhibitor.
  • Chris Barrow – various programmes over the last 20 years. A client since 2004.
  • Ian Kinnery – Action Coaching
  • Ashley Latter – Ethical Sales Training
  • Paul McKenna and Richard Bandler – NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner
  • Scotwork – Advancing Negotiation Skills
  • Steven Green – Elite
  • British Dental Association
  • British Endodontic Society
  • College of General Dentistry (Associate Fellow)
  • British Association of Private Dentistry
  • British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (Full member, lapsed)
  • Yarm Business Forum
  • Mera Peak Himalayas trek – £3000+ raised for Asthma UK
  • Ring of Fire trek, 4 volcanoes in the Andes – £2500+ raised for MIND
  • Inca Trail charity walk – £2000+ raised for Bridge2Aid
  • Kilimanjaro climb – Leeds Food Bank
  • Yorkshire 3 Peaks hike , Hadrians’s Wall hike– British Heart Foundation
  • Dentist volunteer for Young Smiles for Romania
  • Annual sponsor of local Rotary charity golf tournament
  • Regular contributor to local charities and school raffles.

What’s On

Gigs, comedy, shows, theatre, cinema and more in Yarm and locally (within 10-20 minutes):

The Princess Alexandra Auditorium
and Friarage Theatre

Stockton Arts Centre


Town Hall

Forum Theatre


Showcase Cinema


Vue Cinema

Plus, within an hour’s drive, everything that the cities of Newcastle, Leeds, Sunderland, York and Durham have to offer.