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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.

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. You will receive ongoing support, development and training that will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career. Your duties will include the following:-

  • sterilising instruments
  • updating patient records
  • maintaining equipment
  • preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will develop the required skills to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatments, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

There is something else to smile about; upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing that is recognised by the General Dental Council.

Successful candidates will be expected to have full health screening and be willing to have a Hepatitis B vaccination. This post is subject to a clear DBS check.

 

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A-C 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

Mixed NHS and Private Dental Practice in the heart of Sheffield

What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Castle Dental Practice
Location
SHEFFIELD / S2 5HJ
Salary
£190 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
23/09/2019
Application close date
20/09/2019
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