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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
We have a full-time position available to join the friendly team of South Elmsall Family Dental Care.

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'
Personal qualities
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenged
  • 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
Small friendly dental practice in South Elmsall, Wakefield, part of the Nationwide Healthcare Providers Group.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
South Elmsall Family Dental Centre
Location
Wakefield / WF9 2SA
Salary
£147 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday, occasional Saturday
Start date
26/08/2019
Application close date
23/08/2019
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