Apprentice Dental Nurse Ramsbottom Dental Care

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  • 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

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Ramsbottom, Bury. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

150.50

Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training thats part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

35 Hours per week - Working week to confirmed at interview

Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

15 months

  • Possible start date

08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

today

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced

Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

VAC001770465

  • Positions

1 available

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Ramsbottom, Bury.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The duties within this role include:

  • 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

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A good communicator and be willing to be part of a team supporting each other. The ability to make decisions and use their own initiative, have strong organisational skills, as well as having a caring nature and be comfortable talking to patients of all ages.

Personal qualities

The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team and be respectful to team members at all times. Be an excellent communicator at all levels, via telephone and face to face. Be able to use their own initiative.

Desired qualifications

GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent

Future prospects

The successful candidate will work towards achieving a level 3 qualification in dental nursing with experience in a busy dental practice.

Upon completion of the Level 3 qualification, you will be an experienced and qualified dental nurse, and as such you can continue building up skills that will always be in demand. Career breaks and part time working are often possible. You could then progress to acquire specialist qualifications in areas such as sedation, dental radiography and oral health education.

You may take on more responsibilities as a trainer for other dental nurses or move into a management role within your dental practice or decided to apply for a course to qualify as a dental hygienist or therapist.

Things to consider

Please do not contact the company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

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About the employer

Ramsbottom Dental Care is a friendly family run dental surgery on the outskirts of the milling town, Ramsbottom. Their aim is to provide you with a high standard of dental care in a friendly and relaxed environment

Employer

Ramsbottom Dental Care

http://www.ramsbottomdental.com/

Address

9-11

Peel Brow

Bury

BL0 0AA

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Kelly Porter 0125454659

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English

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