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Apprentice Dental Nurse

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

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

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.

About Dunluce Dental Practice - J C Lord

Dunluce Dental Practice is a well-established dental surgery located in the South Shore area of Blackpool and a certified member of the BDA Good Practice Scheme. Our reputation has been built on a foundation of comfortable and convenient treatments, modern facilities, disabled access and emergency dental care. We pride ourselves on delivering a high level of service across a broad spectrum of dental requirements from an experienced and friendly team.

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