Apprentice Dental Nurse - Advanced (Level 3)

Employer:

DERBY ST DENTIST LTD

Training Provider:

BURY COLLEGE

Weekly wage £132.80
32.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 9.00am to 1.00pm
duration: 18 months
start: 27 April 2020
Bolton
Advanced (Level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
17 April 2020 (application closing date)
Apprentice Dental Nurse required where you will be passing instruments to the dentist, preparing materials and instruments for treatment, cleaning and sterilising instruments, equipment and surgeries, ensuring strict hygiene, taking confidential information from patients and performing administration duties etc.

Responsibilities

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to train as an apprentice in a busy dental practice based in Bolton. The apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the practice, ensuring all the practice’s objectives are met.

Role and responsibilities:

Are you presentable and customer focused? Able to deal with a variety of people and learn new skills quickly?

You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the dentist in the care of patients.

These will include:

  • Chairside assistance - passing instruments to the dentist, preparing materials and instruments for treatment, cleaning and sterilising instruments, equipment and surgeries ensuring strict hygiene
  • Developing digital radiographs
  • Taking confidential information from patients
  • Performing administration duties etc.
  • You will also be required to perform a receptionist service to patients including booking appointments and processing payments

Future Prospects

None specified. 

Skills Required

  • You must have excellent customer service and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills

Qualities Required

  • Friendly and personable with a genuine interest in this type of role
  • Keen and hardworking
  • The ability to work as a team and have a caring nature
  • Good attention to detail
  • You must also be flexible and punctual

Qualifications Required

  • You must have GCSE grade C/4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent)
  • You must have researched the course, have the ability to pass the exams and be committed to completing the qualification with the practice
  • The ability to speak Gujarati is essential
  • The ability to speak Urdu would be beneficial

Training Provided

  • Advanced Level 3 Dental Nursing + Functional Skills if applicable
  • College attendance will be on a Wednesday 3.00pm - 6.30pm, term-time only
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