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Dental Nurse Apprentice

  • Application closing date: 24 Sep 2019 10:51

Overview

A very busy dental practice in Hunts Cross are looking for a hard working, outgoing and motivated person to join their Dental team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start their career as a Dental Nurse.

Job Description

Completing a qualification that's recognised for registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) is an essential requirement for dental nurses, and our Apprenticeship is accepted for GDC registration (on successful achievement of the Level 3). Duties will include:

  • Assisting the dentists with suction, retraction, manipulation of air and water syringes, passing instruments and mixing/passing materials
  • Ensuring all lab work is checked and available prior to patient’s arrival
  • Developing and filing x-rays
  • Cleaning and sterilising instruments
  • Greeting and caring for patients
  • Maintaining a clean environment during surgery
  • Carrying out reception and administration tasks

Candidate Requirements

Desired skills

  • Have a keen interest in starting a career in Dental Nursing
  • Some experience in dentistry (desirable)
  • Willing to learn / take instruction, possess sound communication skills and be able to work under pressure
  • Be able to deal with the public in a professional and courteous manner
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Good problem solving skills and ability to use your own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Well presented
  • Polite and well spoken
  • Punctual, trustworthy and hardworking
  • Honest
  • Adaptable

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE grades A - C / 9 - 4 preferable (or equivalent). 

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time

Additional Information

Future prospects

There is the potential to secure a full time job on completion of your apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The hours vary, the latest you will work is 7.00pm.

How to Apply

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