M09parkh Apprentice Dental Nurse
Employer Description A well-established Dental surgery based in Accrington, we prides ourselves on providing a personal service to the highest of standard. All our staff are friendly, approachable and aim to help meet patients' needs.
Salary £4.15 per hour / £155.62 per week Hours Of Work 37.5 per week Mon, Wed & Thurs 8am – 4.00pm, Tues 8am – 7.00pm, Friday 8am - 12.00 noon
Position Type Apprenticeship Age Range 16+
Qualification Dental Nursing Level 3 Standard plus Functional Skills if required. This is a work based qualification although there is College attendance on a Wednesday from 3.00pm – 6.30pm. There will also be College attendance for Functional Skills if required.

Vacancy Description

Would you like a career as a Dental Nurse? Then this could be the perfect role for you at a well-established Dental practice based in Accrington. You will be trained in all aspects of Dental Nursing and supported by a Learning & Skills Coach from Bury College during your training. 

Role and Responsibilities

This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic and able individual to train as a Dental Nurse. You will be completing a wide range of duties involved with assisting the Dentist in the care of customers. These 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
  • Following all workplace policies and procedures
  • You will also be required to perform a Receptionist service to customers, booking appointments and welcoming patients 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Preferable if you have GCSE grade 4-9 (A-Cs) in Maths and English but not essential 

Preferred Skills

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

Personal Qualities

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

Future Prospects

Subject to a successful Apprenticeship you will be employed by the company.

Vacancy Code: M09parkh

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