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Apprentice Dental Nurse

  • Company: Cramond House Dental Practice
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000162
  • Weekly wage: £269.50
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • Sector: Dental

This vacancy is for a Dental Nurse Apprentice based in Clitheroe.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Employment duties:
  • Assist dentist, hygienist or therapist by providing dental chairside support duties relevant to stage of competence under supervision of a named GDC registrant in accordance with the GDC guidance for trainee dental nurses.
  • Keep a log of your structured induction and on–going compliance training using Training Record template (M 222E) and ensure each training session is counter–signed by your supervisor – a named GDC registrant.
  • Work towards a nationally recognised qualification leading to registration with the GDC.
  • Follow all practice policies and procedures.
  • Establish, promote and maintain productive working relationships with all of the dental team.
  • Liaise with the practice manager on all matters concerning administration, pay and conditions.
  • Assist with reception duties and perform other clerical duties if required.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work.
  • Provide patient support.
  • Perform chaperoning duties for other clinical GDC registrants.
  • Follow professional ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality.
  • Perform reception duties.
  • Attend agreed competence and development training.
  • Perform other admin tasks are required.
Key tasks to be carried out under supervision

Develop and demonstrate competence in

  • The chairside support procedures outlined in your Competence Record (M 225C).
  • The manipulation and application of dental materials across a range of dental treatment.
  • Knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and equipment relevant for dental procedures.
  • Decontamination and preparation of treatment rooms for a range of dental procedures.
  • Decontamination of dental devices using appropriate practice decontamination equipment after receiving the necessary vaccinations.

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