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Apprentice Dental Nurse

  • Application closing date: 27 Sep 2019 11:26


An extremely professional, dental practice based in Widnes offering a range of services including family dental, hygienist, orthodontics, cosmetic, implants and specialist services are seeking an apprentice Dental Nurse to join their friendly team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start their career in Dental Nursing.

Job Description

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety, infection control lead and manufacturers' instructions
  • Provide chair side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is always available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of all our patients and their families
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stock of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Ensure complete confidentiality is of upmost importance
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Show full commitment to learning and training

Candidate Requirements

Desired skills


  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are essential
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills are an advantage
  • You must have good IT skills although training will be provided
  • Good organisation skills are also required


Personal qualities


  • Must be hard working and willing to learn
  • Bubbly and friendly personality
  • A good team player and able to use initiative
  • Punctuality and reliability are essential to the smooth running of the practice


Desired qualifications


  • Applicants will preferably hold GCSE grades A-C qualifications in maths and English (or equivalents)

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Pay: £156.00 Weekly

Additional Information

Future prospects

  • There is a possibility that a permanent position may be offered on completion of the qualification

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