Working for us

​Effective regulation of dental professionals enhances patient safety, improves the quality of dental care and helps ensure public confidence in dental regulation.

Everyone who works for the General Dental Council has an important role to play in the work that we do. We are keen to recruit individuals who have the expertise, professionalism and passion to help us to deliver and maintain high standards in UK dentistry and patient care. In return we offer rewarding opportunities and excellent benefits.

Our benefits package

Employment opportunities at the GDC are designed to make the most of your skills and come with a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent pension scheme
  • 25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days on 5 years' service)​
  • Opportunities for learning and development

For full details please download our benefits brochure​.

Current vacancies

If you'd like to be part of our team, please see our current vacancies below.

External Examiner - Overseas Registration Exam

​The General Dental Council (GDC), the body responsible for regulating the UK dental profession, invites applications from registered dentists in current employment with a wide experience in dental examinations and quality assurance to join its team of External Examiners​. Please see the links below for full information and application form.

The deadline for all applications to be received is 5pm, Friday 17th November 2017.​

Visit our recruitment site​ for a full list of current vacancies, how to apply, and to set up job alerts.​

Contact GDC

+44 (0) 20 7167 6000

37 Wimpole Street

London W1G 8DQ


Secure area for dental professionals