Programme Organiser Dental Foundation Therapy


Jodie Mahoney (nee Dallywater): Programme Organiser for Foundation Training Dental Therapy 

Jodie is a Sheffield Graduate of 2009, currently working as Lead Hygiene Therapist for a corporate organisation. She has 9 years’ experience in NHS dentistry and has been in General Practice since graduating. She obtained a special award for Communication and enjoys treating children as well as anxious patients.  

Jodie is developing her career towards education and has been involved with the mentoring and monitoring of colleagues within her current role. She will be the Programme Organiser for the West Midlands Hygiene and Therapy Foundation Scheme, working alongside the Programme Director to continually improve the Programme, as well as working closely with the students and trainers.


For further information please contact the Programme Organiser, Jodie Dallywater via

2019-2020 Applications open

Dental Therapist Educational Supervisors (Trainers)

We are looking for enthusiastic dentists to become trainers on the West Midland Foundation Training Scheme for Dental Therapists. Foundation Therapists will be employed at the Training Practice a minimum of 3 days per week and they will attend a monthly study day programme.

Trainers will receive a training grant and be expected to help the Therapists increase their clinical skills and confidence in a General Practice environment. To view the Trainer Handbook, please click here.

For information and Application Forms for the 2019-20 year please click HERE. Deadline for applications is 6th December 2018, 10:00 am.

Dental Foundation Training Therapists (Trainees)

Applications are open for Dental Foundation Therapists.

The Dental Therapists Foundation Training Scheme has been set up and designed to equip recent dental therapy graduates with the necessary training and education required to continue to develop and expand the clinical and personal skills learnt as a student, and to gain the skills required to work successfully in a general dental practice environment.

The Scheme is primarily aimed at newly qualified Therapists to provide the initial stage of training and education required to practice in a general dental practice environment and covers the whole of the West Midlands. Emphasis is placed on continuing professional development throughout the course and as well as increasing clinical skills and confidence, one of the aims of the Therapist Foundation Training Scheme, is to encourage critical thinking and evidence based practice.

To access the application form and trainee handbook, please click here. Deadline for all applications is 30th April 2019

Please direct all queries to