BCA518d Apprentice Dental Nurse
Apprenticeship
Employer Description A well-established dentist in the Rochdale area
Salary £3.70 per hour, £135.05 per week Hours Of Work 36.5 hours per week / Monday to Thursday, 8:50am - 5:30pm and 7:50am - 3pm on Friday
Position Type Apprenticeship Age Range 16+
Qualification Level 3 Dental Nursing plus Functional Skills if required. This is a work-based qualification with college attendance one evening per week. Some college attendance may also be required for Functional Skills.


Vacancy Description

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic young person to work as an Apprentice in a Dental Practice based in the Rochdale area. The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the practice, and to ensure all the practices objectives are met.

Role and Responsibilities

You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the Dentist in the care of patients. This will include:

  • Chairside assistance – passing instruments to the Dentist
  • Updating patient records as instructed by the Dentist
  • Setting up and preparing the surgery
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and infection control
  • Keeping patient information confidential
  • Follow all workplace policies and procedures
  • Perform a receptionist service to patients, booking appointments and welcoming patients

Qualifications and Education Requirements

GCSE grades A-C/4-9 in Maths and English essential 

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to use your own initiative

Personal Qualities

  • Friendly
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Eager to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Genuine interest in this type of role 

Future Prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you may be offered a permanent contract

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