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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.

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need show empathy be able to put people at ease and able to work under pressure and reliable as a team player.

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 as part of the apprentice dental nurse role

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.

Benefits:

Dental Nurse tunic uniform provided - apprentice to wear black trousers/ suitable closed style shoes
Full training and CPD support to ensure that you become a qualified dental nurse
Modern practice working environment.

 

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent

Skills required
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
  • Hard-working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a 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
Aspire Dental Care, established in 2007 and Advanced Dental Health, established in 2011, have grown from an original site to encompass a number of practices in various locations
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
Aspire Dental Care – Dagenham
Location
DAGENHAM / RM10 8AP
Salary
£160 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday and alternate Saturdays
Start date
28/05/2019
Application close date
24/05/2019

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