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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
Alison Jones Dental are looking to recruit a Trainee Dental Nurse to join there friendly and warm dental team in Cardiff.

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 clients to resolving patient enquiries
Ensuring that the practice health and safety policy is adhered to

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

A - C GCSE Grades in Maths and English 
School leaver would be ideal as looking for someone to start early July. 
Ability to occasionally work in Barry practice would be an advantage. 

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

The right candidate will have a passion to start a career in dentistry and the drive to dedicate themselves to a 15 month qualification with aspirations of continuing to develop themselves in the future. 

Qualifications taken

Dental Nursing Level 3 
On the job training
Essential Skills in Application fo Number and Communication if required. 

What next?
Career pathways on completion of a level 3 dental nursing qualification includes: Senior Dental Nurse Assistant Manager Dental technician Hygienist/Therapist Practice Manager
Alison Jones Dental Surgery
£140.4 per week
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