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Dental Nurse Apprentice

  • Company: Dentistry For All
  • Location: Nelson
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000091
  • Weekly wage: £192.40
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Dental

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Nelson, Lancashire

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

The duties within this role include:
  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice?s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers’ instructions
  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc
  • Process and store radiographs/images as directed
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Ask the person responsible to order new stock supplies as necessary
  • Ensure records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct

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