Dental Nursing Apprentice Warwick Dental Care

Warwick Dental Care · Competitive · Carlisle
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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 Carlisle. 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

172.00

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

40 Hours per week - Working week to be confirmed at interview

Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

18 months

  • Possible start date

08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

yesterday

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced

Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

VAC001773504

  • Positions

1 available

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Carlisle.

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.

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