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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.

You will receive ongoing support, development and training that will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career. Your duties will include the following:-

  • sterilising instruments
  • updating patient records
  • maintaining equipment
  • preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will develop the required skills to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatments, 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

Successful candidates will be expected to have full health screening and be willing to have a Hepatitis B vaccination. This post is subject to a clear DBS check.

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
Hillside Dental Practice is a small lovely caring family friendly dentist situated in Huyton. The practice provides high quality dental care to both NHS and private patients. The practice has recently expanded and has plans for more growth, so now is the perfect time to join.
What next?
Possibility to become a full-time employee upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Company
HILLSIDE DENTAL PRACTICE
Location
LIVERPOOL / L36 8BJ
Salary
£200 per week
Working week
Monday - Saturday
Start date
23/09/2019
Application close date
20/09/2019
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