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Apprentice Dental Nurse

  • Company: Park House Dental
  • Location: Accrington
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000174
  • Weekly wage: £180.38
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • Sector: Dental

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

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

Duties within this role include:
  • Assist the Dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions
  • Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x–rays and processing and storing the digital images
  • Record and store notes, charting, medical history, and radiographs on the computer system
  • Assist the Hygienist with clinical procedures such as scale and polishes and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments
  • Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam and normal domestic
  • Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery
  • Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments, and recording information on the dental software system

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