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Dental nursing apprenticeship

Job description
We have a full-time position available for a trainee dental nurse. A friendly, helpful team in a family run practice established for over 70 years. With an average of 25 years of experience,

Ideal for someone who is looking for a new challenge, or school leaver, motivated and is able to be flexible with hours. You will undertake an apprenticeship to gain your Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. 

Duties include:

  • Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures.
  • Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes.
  • Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures.
  • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures.
  • Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed.
  • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment.
  • Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence.
Entry requirements

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent

Skills required

Ambitious

Hard-working

Have a 'can do approach

Personal qualities

Willing to learn and take on new challenged

A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications taken

Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing

Maths and English Functional Skills if required

Employer description
A friendly, helpful team in a family run practice established for over 70 years. With an average of 25 years of experience.
What next?
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.
Company
OAKDALE DENTAL PRACTICE
Location
Leicester / LE3 5PU
Salary
£200 per week
Working week
Monday to Friday 40hrs a week (may be required to work on Saturdays)
Start date
26/08/2019
Application close date
23/08/2019
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