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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
We are recruiting for a Trainee Dental Nurse to join our practice on a full time basis and study towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.

Ideal for someone who is looking for a new challenge, or school leaver, motivated and is able to be flexible with hours. You will undertake an apprenticeship to gain your Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. Wages to be discussed at interview.

In your role, you will:

  • Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures
  • Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes
  • Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures
  • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures.
  • Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed
  • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment
  • Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence
  • Participate in audit procedures under the direction of appropriate clinicians
Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent

Skills required

Ambitious

Hard-working

Have a 'can do approach'

Must be a teamplayer

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

Personal qualities

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

 

Employer description
As one of Chesterfield's premier dental centres you know what to expect before you even set foot in the centre; a high standard of clinical excellence delivered in a relaxing environment by a well trained, caring and understanding team. Whether you are looking for routine care, an emergency appointment, dental implants, tooth whitening, or crown and veneer work, you can be sure that the dentists at Smile Care Centre will provide only the best that dentistry has to offer.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
SMILE CARE CENTRE
Location
Chestefield / S40 2EN
Salary
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday, 30 hours minimum a week - hours to be discussed at interview stage
Start date
29/04/2019
Application close date
19/04/2019

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