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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 to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease.

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
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

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.

PLEASE NOTE:

P R & Associates is looking for the successful apprentice to start in January. The rate of pay is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Entry requirements

GCSE A-C Maths and English or equivalent.

Skills required
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board and face new challenges
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
Personal qualities

Bubbly

Smiley

Good working attitude

Qualifications taken

Level 3 dental nurse standard

English and maths functional skills if required

Employer description
First established as a Dental Practice in 1903, Peter R. Jones & Associates is now the largest in Pontefract and stands tall as one of the oldest serving dental practices in the area. The practice has grown over the years from a single-handed surgery, to one that now provides an extensive range of treatments by seven dentists. At P.R.Jones & Associates our aim is to provide high quality treatment in a friendly, caring and relaxed environment. We are committed to continuing dental education and keeping abreast of the changes in modern dentistry. We place emphasis on prevention and patient education to ensure all our patients have a better understanding of how to maintain a healthy mouth. We ensure we build close relationships with our patients so you can work with us to achieve optimum dental health.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
P R JONES & ASSOCIATES
Location
PONTEFRACT / WF8 1QT
Salary
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday, 30 hours minimum a week - hours to be discussed at interview stage
Start date
29/04/2019
Application close date
19/04/2019

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