People Co-Ordinator

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.

The GDC employs approximately 350 employees, mostly based in London. We also engage the services of over 500 associates and panellists who sit on our statutory committees, hearings and fitness to practise panels. From October 2018 a new Birmingham Office opened with circa 90 staff.  Further staff will be joining throughout 2019.

About the role:

The GDC employees approximately 380 employees. We also engage the services of over 500 associates and panellists who sit on our statutory committees, hearings and fitness to practise panels.  During 2018 the GDC embarked on a two-year Estates Strategy to consolidate the number of offices and create a strategic corporate centre in London and an operational hub in Birmingham.  We are currently part way through the programme with the Birmingham office open, staff leaving London and new staff joining Birmingham.  

A People Coordinator is needed to provide effective coordination of administration and systems for all stages of workforce lifecycle for GDC People (employees and associates). The People Coordinator will support the People Delivery team in providing a customer focused People service for GDC People. The People Coordinator will also present the GDC positively and professionally and provide first response to external and internal queries providing advice on HR issues as appropriate

The HR team comprises 16 members primarily located in London but transitioning to a Birmingham led service during 2019.

About you:

You will have experience of providing a high quality administrative/co-ordination HR support service in a busy and challenging environment. You will be highly proactive, self-starting and confident with the ability to use initiative and anticipate the HR team’s needs without a high level of instruction. You will have excellent written communication skills including the ability to produce emails, letters, minutes, and reports that are accurate and in an appropriate style.

You will be highly organised and comfortable with multi-tasking and prioritising in order to manage a busy workload and meet competing deadlines. You will be proficient in use of data-based systems with the ability to generate reports. You will be able to act with diplomacy and discretion and to safeguard confidential and sensitive information

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 (not inclusive of bank holidays).

How to apply:

Please follow the link below to apply via our careers website with your CV and covering letter. Applications will be considered up until 12pm on Monday 14th January with interviews scheduled for 23rd January.

Please no agencies or job boards unless instructed otherwise


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