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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.

You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Duties include:

Assisting dental care professionals with various treatments - side chair assistants
Providing support to patients during treatment
Decontamination of dental instruments
Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment
Updating patient records using dentally software
Customer service; meeting and greeting client to resolving patient enquiries
Ensuring that the practice health and safety policy is adhered to
Reception work required occasionally

During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments based at our dental clinic.

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

Ambitious

Hard-working

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
Whalebone Lane Dentist Clinic are looking to recruit an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team of qualified and experienced dentists. We provide a comprehensive dentist service to families across the Romford and district area encouraging preventative dental care.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
Whalebone Lane Dental Practice
Location
ROMFORD / RM6 6RL
Salary
£200 per week
Working week
Monday- Friday
Start date
25/03/2019
Application close date
22/03/2019
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