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Apprentice Dental Nurse

  • Application closing date: 31 Jan 2020 14:34


A small NHS family Dental Practice offering NHS and private dental treatment in Digmoor Skelmersdale are looking to recruit an apprentice dental nurse to join their friendly team. The practice offers end to end patient care and a personal service, covering everything from routine dental check-ups to dental and surgical treatments.

Job Description

Duties will include: 

  • Preparing treatment room for patients
  • Assisting dentists 
  • Answering the telephone and making appointments,  
  • Taking payments  
  • Welcoming patients and providing high levels of customer service 
  • Cleaning and sterilizing instruments,  
  • Mixing materials and Developing x-rays

Candidate Requirements

Desired skills

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills are an advantage
  • You must have good IT skills as the patient records and appointment book are computer based, although training will be provided
  • You will be expected to be able to deal with any patient in a caring, professional and competent manner, so good interpersonal and customer service skills are essential
  • Good organisation skills are also required

Personal qualities

  • We are constantly dealing with the public and patients are often nervous, making a professional and caring manner essential to the role of Dental Nursing
  • We are a forward thinking practice and the successful candidate will need to be hard working and willing to learn
  • Punctuality and reliability are essential to the smooth running of the practice

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade A*-C 9/4 in maths and English (or equivalent) preferable

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 36.75
  • Pay: £143.33 Weekly

Additional Information

Future prospects

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

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV to Mags on, call us on 0300 123 8088 or to apply online click here