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Trainee dental nurse apprenticeship

Job description
Bassingborn Dental Practice is a well-established practice based in the village of Bassingbourn that provides mostly NHS treatment to patients of all ages, although has a predominance of older patients. The dental team includes two dentists, two dental nurses, one dental hygienist and a receptionist.

Bassingbourn Dental Practice are looking to recruit an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team of qualified and experienced dentists.  Located in South Cambridgeshire near to Royston, the practice services both NHS and Private specialising in the care of the whole family.

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 show empathy be able to put people at ease and able to work under pressure and reliable as a team player.

You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Duties include:

Assisting dental care professionals with various treatments - side chair assistants
Providing support to patients during treatment
Decontamination of dental instruments
Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment
Updating patient records using dentally software
Customer service; meeting and greeting clients to resolving patient enquiries
Ensuring that the practice health and safety policy is adhered to

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 based at our dental clinic.

Entry requirements

 

Holds a good command of English and able to use their own initiative.

Skills required
  • Hard-working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse
Personal qualities
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
Qualifications taken

Dental Nursing Qualification Level 3 
Functional Skills in Maths and English (if you do not hold a C or above at GCSE) 

Employer description
Bassingborn Dental Practice is a well-established practice based in the village of Bassingbourn that provides mostly NHS treatment to patients of all ages, although has a predominance of older patients. The dental team includes two dentists, two dental nurses, one dental hygienist and a receptionist.
What next?
Long term career with this dental practice on completion of Dental Nursing qualification and probation.
Company
Bassingbourn Dental Practice
Location
ROYSTON / SG8 5NF
Salary
£203.5 per week
Working week
Monday - Friday
Start date
24/06/2019
Application close date
21/06/2019
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