Dental Nurse Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Handside Dental Studio
Location
Dental Surgery, 178 Handside Lane, WELWYN GARDEN CITY, AL8 6SZ
Salary
£132.60 per week
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
20 May 2019
Ref
VAC001512082
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
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 client 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.

Benefits:
  • Dental Nurse tunic uniform provided
  • Full training and CPD support to ensure that you become a qualified dental nurse
  • Modern practice working environment


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hard-working
  • Must be a team player
  • 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'
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients


Desired qualifications

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

Mathematics and English GCSE at grade D (3) or above or equivalents.

Future prospects

Long-term career within this surgery on completion of your dental nursing qualification.

Things to consider

Please ensure this is a location that is easily accessible to you before applying.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates