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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.

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, along with Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English

Entry requirements

English and Maths GCSE A*-C or equivalent.

Skills required

Ambitious

Hard-working

Have a 'can do approach'

Must be a team player

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

English and Maths Functional Skills if required

Employer description

Blossom Dental Care and Implant Studio is a well-established dentist in the heart of York providing excellent dentistry for the whole family. Our priority is making you feel comfortable and at ease in a safe and welcoming environment.

Our central location in a grade II listed building makes us easy to find and our skilled team provides a full range of NHS and private dentistry under one roof. We adhere to – and surpass – strict guidelines set by the General Dental Council.

What next?

Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

Company
BLOSSOM DENTAL CARE
Location
York / YO24 1AQ
Salary
£175 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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