General Dental Council

  • Central London / West End
Fixed term contract – 18 months

About us:

Our purpose is to protect the public by regulating dental professionals in the UK. All dentists, dental nurses, dental technicians, clinical dental technicians, dental hygienists, dental therapists and orthodontic therapists must be registered with us to work in the UK. The support and experience of our dedicated and highly focused teams is invaluable. This is your chance to build on your own skills and experience and make a worthwhile contribution to our work.

About the role:

The GDC’s use of information is central to the quality of the service we give to people, the protection we provide patients, and our ability to influence stakeholders and public policy.

This role will support the Information Governance Manager to develop the GDC’s data storage and retention framework and to ensure records are stored in a structured, efficient and user-friendly system, with the GDC being able to rely on information which is retrievable, authentic, accurate and only held for as long as it is needed.

You will work to ensure that the GDC is compliant with all legal requirements in respect of paper and electronic records management, including GDPR. You will advise internal stakeholders and help them understand what records to hold, how they should be stored and when they should be destroyed.

You will play a critical role in a number of GDPR projects.

About you:

We are looking for someone with strong knowledge of Records Management (qualification or qualified by experience), a good understanding of the legal framework around information management and familiarity with information systems and archives. You will have strong communication skills and analytical skills with the ability to identify problems and develop solutions. You will have a broad understanding of ICT and be able to adapt to new systems, while understanding computer and confidentiality related legislation.

The GDC is committed to equality and diversity. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds.


To reward you for your hard work and commitment, we offer an attractive benefits package that includes a generous pension scheme, flexi-time and 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays.

Closing date: 23:59 hours on Sunday 22 April. The role is an urgent need although at this stage we will still consider experienced applicants with a notice period.