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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
We are a mixed NHS and Private Dental Practice who values our patients immensely and believe in only the best patient service and care. As we are not a very big practice, we all get on and work together well as a team.

We are looking for a hardworking enthusiastic person. Are you able to recognise that every patient has different needs and expectations, and pride yourself in the courteous service you would deliver to each person who walks through the doors of the practice? The role of a dental nurse is to assist the dentist and also to ensure the experience of all patients is a good one. You need to be caring and have a natural smile that welcomes every patient.

The key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Meet and greet patients
  • Assisting with chairside support of patients
  • Checking appointments
  • Assisting the dentist with a variety of dental procedures,
  • Mixing materials for use in procedures
  • Able to advise patients in the use of varied products
  • Taking on responsibility for decontamination procedures
  • Observing all Health and Safety practices, and using correct PPE (provided)

 

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A-C (4-9) or equivalent

Skills required

Willing to learn and take on new challenges

A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Ambitious

Hard-working

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

We are a mixed NHS and Private Dental Practice who values our patients immensely and believe in only the best patient service and care.

As we are not a very big practice, we all get on and work together well as a team.

What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Gateway Dental Practice
Location
BURGESS HILL / RH15 9DY
Salary
£161 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
24/02/2020
Application close date
21/02/2020
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