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.
GCSEs at grades A-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English.
Good communication skills
Ability to cope well under pressure
Have a 'can do' approach
Must be a team player
Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
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)
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.
Possibility to become a full-time employee upon completion of the apprenticeship.