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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.

Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent

Skills required

Genuine interest in doing a dental nurse apprenticeship

Personal qualities
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
Qualifications taken
  • Level 3 Dental Nurse standard
  • Level 2 Maths and English Functional Skills if required
Employer description
A friendly family run dental practice based in Poole, Dorset. Providing quality dental care for the whole family.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
Seaview Dental Practice
Location
POOLE / BH14 0BD
Salary
£190 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday
Start date
29/04/2019
Application close date
19/04/2019
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