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Trainee dental nurse apprenticeship

Job description
An exciting opportunity to start a career as a trainee dental nurse in this small practice alongside a long standing team.

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.

Entry requirements

Be able to actively demonstrate your passion for a career as a dental nurse. 
GCSE Maths and English at C or above desirable
 

Skills required

Pro-active, reliable, neat person. Well presented. Confident working on reception and interacting with patients.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will be able to demonstate that they are:
Motivated
Reliable
Honest
Team player
Ability to work on their own initiative. 

Qualifications taken

Dental Nursing Diploma 
Essential Skills in Communication and application of number if required
On the job training 

What next?
Long term position available within this practice on completion of the dental nursing qualification. Progression onto other dental pathways.
Company
22 Dental
Location
Bridgend / CF31 1DQ
Salary
£144.3 per week
Working week
35 hours Monday - Friday
Start date
01/07/2019
Application close date
28/06/2019
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