Dental Nurse apprenticeship

Apprenticeship
Staffordshire
Posted 2 weeks ago

An excellent opportunity working for an established dental practice based in Penkridge, Stafford. You will work in a busy practice dealing with all aspects of oral health and hygiene. You will work under the care and guidance of experienced dentists with a friendly support team.

Duties to include 

  • Assisting the dentist at chairside
  • Reception duties
  • Decontamination duties
  • Offering assistance to clients
  • Clinical and general cleaning within the practice

Working week

Monday & Thursday – 9am-5pm (one hour lunch) Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-4.30pm (half hour lunch)

Total hours per week: 35.00

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Confidence and professionalism
  • Dealing with patients in a calm manner
  • Flexibility and punctuality are essential for this post
  • Essential skills in teamwork are required

Personal qualities

  • Must have a good attitude to work
  • Presentable appearance
  • Must also have a caring, conscientious personality
  • Be outgoing with an ambition to do well in dental nursing

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C/4 or above in GCSE maths and English or equivalent qualifications are essential

About the employer

Sharlyn Dental surgery is one of two busy dental practices and is based in Penkridge, Staffordshire.

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training.

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be expected to be willing to keep up to date with inoculations such as Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis and normal childhood vaccinations.

You will need to attend half day weekly workshops at one of our PTP Training Centres.

Job Features

Job CategoryDentistry
Job IndustryDental Nursing
Salary/Rate:£168.35/week
Type:Apprenticeship
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:July 2022
Job Reference:VAC001760626
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 3
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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