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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 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. Your daily activities could include:

  • sterilising instruments
  • chairside assistance
  • updating patient records
  • maintaining equipment
  • preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery
  • with close mentoring supervision to follow CQC and GDC standards

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 between our two dental practices in Deal.

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
Here at Goodleigh Dental Practice we take great pride in the quality of our dentistry and want to make clients have a pleasant experience. Our aim is good dental health through preventative dentistry that mean giving you regular dental advice and helping our clients understand how to care for their teeth and oral wellbeing, to reduce the need for dental treatment.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Goodleigh Dental Practice
Location
CHELMSFORD / CM1 1SY
Salary
£187.5 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday and alternate weekends
Start date
29/04/2019
Application close date
19/04/2019

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