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Apprentice Dental Nurse

  • Employer: Lonsdale Dental Practice
  • Location: Carnforth
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000663
  • Weekly wage: £356.25
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • Sector: Dental

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Kirkby Lonsdale.

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you will help the dentist in performing any type of dental care treatment and processes.

We are looking to take on an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our small friendly team. You do not need any previous experience, as full training will be provided. We are a forward thinking practice, always looking towards the latest technologies and systems to help give the best care possible.

At Lonsdale Dental Practice, we carry out a wide range of treatments, such as Dental Implants, Endodontics, Gum grafting and more providing you with excellent opportunities to learn and grow as you progress in your career.

The duties within this role include:
  • Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures.
  • Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery.
  • Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions.
  • Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.
  • Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.
  • Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.
  • Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.
  • Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x–rays and processing and storing all images.

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