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Dental nurse apprenticeship

Job description
As a Dental Nurse Apprentice you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease.

Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures  and manufacturers' instructions

Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order

Provide chair side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available

Always ensure the care and welfare of patients in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner

Accurately complete patient clinical records as directedObserve patient confidentiality at all times

Handle all substances in accordance with Health and Safety policies

Be familiar and comply with all Health and Safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, Mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc

Develop radiographs

Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery

Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored

Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records

Attend and participate in practice meetings

Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)

Undergo training as may be required to develop your skills and abilities

Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR

Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct

Follow practice dress code

Tidy waiting area when needed

Cover reception area when needed

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent

Skills required

Hardworking individual with a desire to become a qualified dental nurse.

Personal qualities



Have a 'can do approach'

Must be a team player

Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients

Willing to learn and take on new challenges

A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications taken

Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing

Maths and English Functional Skills if required

ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities

PLTS Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Employer description
SimplyOne Dental brought to you by two couples, Dr Nasser Syed, Dr Musharraf Jaffri with Taufeeq Rauf and Dr Kabita Shah, welcome you to our family. Four partners delivering a wealth of experiences, forged together to bring affordable dentistry to all. Through our experiences and extended team members we are able to offer all services under one roof
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Simply One Dental practice Droylsden
£156 per week
Working week
Monday- Friday hours to be discussed at interview
Start date
Application close date

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