M09ivy Apprentice Dental Nurse
Employer Description We are a prevention-focused practice and work hard to engage patients in their own care. Excellent customer service is very important to us and we aim to provide a friendly, professional service. We offer a full spectrum of services such as cosmetic dentistry, facial aesthetics and provision of implants, as well as general dentistry.
Salary £3.90 per hour £156.00 per week Hours Of Work Mon to Fri 8:30am-5:30pm (1 hour for lunch) Friday hours may be 8.30am – 4.50pm with 20 mins lunch break. To be confirmed.
Position Type Apprenticeship Age Range 16+
Qualification NVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing (Oral Health Care) plus Functional Skills if applicable College attendance required every Wed 3pm-6.30pm term time only, plus functional skill if applicable.

Vacancy Description

We require an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our busy practice in Stockport.  We are a mainly NHS practice but offer a wide range of additional treatments privately, such as implants and cosmetic treatments, adding interest to the role.


Role and Responsibilities

  • The successful applicant will be fully trained to work in the surgery as a Dental Nurse.
  • Assisting the Dentists in providing care.  
  • Mixing/preparing materials and taking responsibility for infection control between patients
  • Disinfecting the clinical area, cleaning & sterilising instruments.
  • Reception duties, including dealing with patients and arranging appointments
  • Processing payments.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Applicants will preferably hold GCSE grades A-C/4+ (or equivalent) in Maths & English but not essential.


Preferred Skills

  • Good Numeracy and Lliteracy skills are an advantage.
  • The successful applicant must have general knowledge of using a computer to book appointments and update patient records, this is not essential as training will be provided.
  • Good inter-personal and customer service skills are essential.
  • Good organisational and time management skills are also requir


Personal Qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Good time keeping
  • Caring & patient


Future Prospects

A permanent position may be offered on completion of the qualification.

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