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Apprentice Dental Nurse

  • Company: Worsthorne Dental Practice
  • Location: Burnley
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000131
  • Weekly wage: £192.40
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Dental

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Burnley.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The main duties/responsibilities: As a trainee
  • Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures.
  • Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes.
  • Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures.
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures.
  • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures.
  • Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed.
  • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment.
  • Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence.
  • Participate in audit procedures under the direction of appropriate clinicians

Training to be provided

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid
  • Preparation for the end point assessment
Interested? Apply now