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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

Entry requirements

GCSEs at grades A-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English.

Skills required

Hard working

Polite

Good communication skills

Ability to cope well under pressure

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 apprenticeship standard, which includes:

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing that is recognised by the General Dental Council

Level 2 functional Skills in Maths and English (if applicable)

Employer description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join a dental practice, based in Wakefield. We are a very busy dental practice with a great team of dedicated dental professionals all striving to deliver excellent patient care.  This practice offers a lot of support and incentives for Employees across the board. Really good prospects for advanced training and also for the higher rate of pay once qualified. No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

 

 

What next?
Possibility to become a full-time employee upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Sandal Dental Care
Location
WAKEFIELD / WF2 7JE
Salary
£216 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
30/11/2020
Application close date
23/11/2020
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