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 ensure that the GDC becomes more structured, strategic, and consolidated in its approach to Information Governance, embedding best practise and ensuring compliance with statutory information governance responsibilities, including the General Data Protection Regulation.

You will advise on responses to complex information requests, which will include overseeing responses drafted by our Information Officers, and review Data Security Incidents. You will work with the Information Team to develop training and ensure the business adheres to processes and policies.

About you:

We are looking for someone with experience and knowledge of European data protection issues and their application in an operational environment. This is a new role which will take over line management for two Information Officers and will be a key point of contact for internal stakeholder enquires, therefore strong management skills are required. You will have strong analytical skills and be able to identify problems and develop solutions, preventing any adverse issues for the GDC..

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.