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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
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 must to be able to cope well under pressure and have the ability to be able to put people at ease.

You will receive ongoing support, development and training that will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career. Your duties will include the following:-

  • sterilising instruments
  • updating patient records
  •  maintaining equipment
  • preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will develop the required skills to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatments, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

There is something else to smile about; upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing that is recognised by the General Dental Council, along with Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English (if applicable).

Successful candidates will be expected to have full health screening and be willing to have a Hepatitis B vaccination. This post is subject to a clear DBS check.

PLEASE NOTE:

Chu & Tsao Dental Group are looking for the successful apprentice to start immediately. The rate of pay is negotiable depending on experience.

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A-C or equivalent

Skills required
  • Hard working
  • Polite
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to cope well under pressure
Personal qualities
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
Qualifications taken

Level 3 Dental Nurse standard

Maths and English Functional Skills if required

Employer description
A small friendly dental practice in West Howe, who are so proud to announce that we have been awarded BEST PRACTICE by primary care trust, and we will always try our best to stay where we are now, delivering high quality of care is our aim in this practice.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Poole Lane Dental Practice
Location
BOURNEMOUTH / BH11 9DS
Salary
£136 per week
Working week
30 hours minimum a week, will be required to work on Saturdays (on rota basis)
Start date
29/04/2019
Application close date
19/04/2019

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