Job Vacancy

Dentist in Africa

Locum Dentist required, St Helena

Africa / Dentist

Looking for a role with a real difference?

Maybe you are looking to expand your professional experience, relish exposure to a new and different and exciting role, or just a change in your working environment for a short period of time.

Why not try St Helena; an overseas territory of the United Kingdom located in the South Atlantic – circa 4,000 miles from the UK and 1,200 miles from South Africa.

IMS Recruitment is a leading recruiter of medical staff for hospitals and clinics worldwide. Our client is a 28 bedded well-resourced public hospital on the remote, beautiful island of St Helena (population 4,500) and is seeking a GDC registered dentist for a three-month contract starting February 2024.  

The appointee will form part of a dental team in providing a full range of general dental services and be responsible for a dental therapist, two dental technicians and four dental nurses.

The role will cover direct clinical duties, oral health promotion across the population, health information management, people and budget management, clinical supervision and training.

The appointee will provide an emergency dental service, both in and out of hours, and partake in school screening programmes and all other aspects of the Community Dental Service.


  • Registered with UK’s General Dental Council
  • At least 3 years’ experience.


  • Salary. £50,000.00 p.a.  Low Tax regime
  • Paid Airfare
  • Other benefits / pension / allowances

If the vacancy is of interest, please apply by sending your detailed CV with a recent photo to: