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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.

Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery.
Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown, denture preparation,extractions and dental implants.
Assist the hygienist with scale and polish , plus charting and periodontal assessments.
Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
Occasional reception duties which include answering the telephone greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system. Filing, typing and using computer software.
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic waste.
Assisting with the preparation of patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

 

 

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
Our extensive range of treatments isn’t the only thing that sets us apart from the competition. Our staff are trained to the highest industry standards, and undergo constant training to remain up to date with the latest developments. We offer safe and fully tested treatments that can give both your confidence and dental health a boost, and we aim to stay one of Burnley’s most cost-effective practices.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Briercliffe Road Dental Practice
Location
BURNLEY / BB10 1UX
Salary
£147 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday
Start date
29/04/2019
Application close date
19/04/2019

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