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Apprentice Dental Nurse

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The White House Dental Surgery


£11,648 a year



Job Overview

What you will do in your working day

The Apprentice Dental Nurse role will require you to support your colleagues in providing an excellent service to all our patients.

Your duties would typically include the following:

Assisting the Dentist chair side during clinical procedures
Keeping the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy, and sterile
Ensuring the best care and welfare of patients
Accurately completing patient clinical records as directed
Ensuring adequate stock of materials and other items within the surgery
Ensuring computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
Liaising with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
Reception Duties – answering calls, making appointments
Trainee dental nurses also help educate patients on proper oral hygiene practices and may assist with administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments and handling patient inquiries
Additionally, they are expected to follow strict infection control protocols and ensure the safety and comfort of patients throughout their dental visits
The training you will be getting

You will complete an advanced apprenticeship standard in dental nurse. you will attend college, one day per week at Freemen's Park Campus.

Dental nurse (integrated)
Level 3 (A level)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you complete this programme, you can progress into a full time role with the employer or progress into University.

Skills and Qualifications required

Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C or 4 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade C or 4 equivalent) Essential

Hours per week

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Total hours per week: 35

Closing Date



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