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Dental nursing apprenticeship (4)

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.

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent.

Skills required
  • 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
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
Qualifications taken
  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required
Employer description

Eastgate Dental Centre has been established since 2005. It was opened due to the need and demand of the area and has now been developed into large practice with ten treatment rooms. The ethos of the practice is to provide treatment of quality whether NHS or private and prevent disease.

We are based in the centre of Fairford Leys and have plenty of free parking spaces and have wheelchair access for our patients making the location especially convenient for children or patients with disability.

We only employ the best and most experienced staff with proven track records. We demand all our staff keep up to date with new technologies and developments in dentistry.

We want you to feel relaxed and at ease in our practice, from the moment you enter, until you leave. Our friendly reception staff is on hand to welcome you to the practice and is willing to answer any questions you may have from the minute you arrive.

No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
Eastgate Dental Centre
Location
Aylesbury / HP19 7HL
Salary
£130 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays
Start date
09/03/2020
Application close date
29/02/2020
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