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Dental Nursing Apprentice

  • Company: York Street Dental Care
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000213
  • Weekly wage: £192.40
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Dental

We are looking to hire a Trainee Dental Nurse who has a friendly, bubbly personality to join our team. We are based in Clitheroe, Lancashire.

All training to be provided.
Our busy mixed nhs/private practice is located at the heart of Clitheroe, in the beautiful surroundings of the ribble valley.
We offer a wide range of general and cosmetic dental treatments. We are looking for a candidate who is able to work with the same level of passion and dedication which our patients have come to expect from us.

Tasks you may undertake could be:
  • 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.
  • Maintain clinical areas and equipment in pristine condition and to ensure the care and welfare of patients throughout their treatment

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