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Dental Nursing Apprentice

  • Company: Reedyford Dental Centre
  • Location: Nelson
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000173
  • Weekly wage: £192.40
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Dental

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/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