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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
The practice is unique in the area in that is has been purpose built for modern dental care and has been equipped to a very high standard
What next?
Possibility to become a full-time employee upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
CLIFTON MOOR DENTAL CENTRE
Location
YORK / YO30 4RZ
Salary
£156 per week
Working week
40 hours a week, hours to be discussed at interview
Start date
29/07/2019
Application close date
26/07/2019
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