An excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to join a busy, friendly dental practice, working alongside qualified dental nurses to assist the dentists and hygienist in a full range of dental procedures.
You will gain knowledge of all duties and responsibilities of a dental nurse and work with several dentists thus experiencing a range of working styles and techniques. In addition there will be opportunities to observe dental hygienists at work and gain insight into career options beyond dental nursing.
The range of duties will include patient care, infection control, clinical record-keeping, cleaning and preparation of instruments, x-ray development and oral health promotion. There will also be opportunities to gain experience in reception duties. Full training and support will be given in all areas.
We cater for both NHS and private patients and offers a full induction into the workings and procedures of both sectors.
GCSE Maths and English preferably grade C or above (or equivalent)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, responsible apprentice with a friendly, outgoing personality and a caring approach. Reliability and flexibility are essential as is the ability to self-motivate and organise.
Willing to learn and take on new challenges
A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
Maths and English Functional Skills if required
A small friendly practice based in Illingworth, Halifax with 4 dentists and a hygienist.
Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.