Dental Nurse Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Acacia Training
Location
Lichfield
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
24 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to develop a career in Dental Nursing whilst earning a salary at the same time. As a Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all aspects within the surgery and helping to provide patients with a high level of personal care.

Accordingly we are looking for individuals with a caring, personable, outgoing and empathetic nature.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • To assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery.
  • To provide chair side support to dental professionals and deliver a high level of patient care.
  • Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls.
  • Preparing instruments and materials during treatments.
  • At times undertake reception duties including a variety of administrative tasks such as updating patient’s records and charts and scheduling appointments.
  • Briefing patients on their dental examinations and treatment
  • Liaising with dental laboratories and insurance companies

Individuals will require:

An Interest in Dental and patient well-being along with a desire to learn and develop existing skills

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • IT Skills essential
  • English and Maths Grade C or above or equivalent Level 2 Functional Skills are desirable but not essential
  • A DBS check will be required

Apprenticeship Overview:

You will be studying on a Level 3 diploma in principles and practices of dental Nursing along with Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2 if not already held.

You will be trained in Basic Life Support including CPR

Training Provided:

Training will be provided over the two-year duration of the apprenticeship and will continue from the employer upon completion.

The employer will provide one-to-one support and act as your mentor, allowing you to shadow and assist Dental Nurses/Hygienists/practitioners.

Acacia Training will provide one to one support, monthly visits, observations and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

Upon completion of your level 3 qualification you will then register with the GDC and complete your journey to becoming a Dental Practitioner within your chosen field.

You will progress into permanent employment upon completion of your apprenticeship.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/84052172

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