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Dental Nurse Apprentice

  • Company: ST Dental Limited
  • Location: Whitehaven
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000085
  • Weekly wage: £156.32
  • Hours per week: 32.5
  • Sector: Dental

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Whitehaven, Cumbria.

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

The duties within this role include:
  • Assist the dentist and 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 computerized 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 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 Application of Number and Literacy
  • Employer Rights and Responsibility
  • Personal Learning and thinking Skills
  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid
  • Conflict resolution
Interested? Apply now