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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 must to be able to cope well under pressure and have the ability to be able to put people at ease.

Key responsibilities:

Assisting Dentist

Assisting hygienist

Reception work

Preparing instruments

Completing notes and reports

Cleaning duties

Supporting patients

Setting up surgery

Reporting to:

Dentist and Practice Manager and working with team 

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
Based in a suburb of Bristol, Shirehampton Dental comprises a small team and provides general dentistry services. The service provides dental care under the NHS, and provides and offers private work additionally. Working with a loyal patient base, an Apprentice is currently being sought to train towards supporting the service and team, with a range of duties and work areas which will link with the L3 Dental Nursing accreditation.
What next?
Possibility to become a full-time employee upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
Shirehampton Dental Practice
Location
BRISTOL / BS11 9TU
Salary
£220 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
27/05/2019
Application close date
20/05/2019

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