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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
We are recruiting for a Trainee Dental Nurse to join our practice on a full time basis and study towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.

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'

Must be a teamplayer

Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients

Personal qualities

Willing to learn and take on new challenges

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
Family run private dentist, owned by principle for 15 years with a settled team of employees
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
The Croft Dental Practice
Location
WILMSLOW / SK9 2JY
Salary
£117 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday, 30 hours minimum a week - hours to be discussed at interview stage
Start date
28/05/2019
Application close date
24/05/2019

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