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Apprentice Dental Nurse - Bridge Dental Practice - Leamington Spa

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Employer: Bridge Dental Practice


General dental nursing duties including but not limited to:

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate and according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc
  • Develop and file radiographs and change radiographic solutions as directed
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Discuss and ask the practice manager to order new stock supplies as necessary
  • Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct

Weekly wage: £157.70

Working week: 

  • Monday: 8.45am to 5.15pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 8.45am to 5.45pm
  • Friday: 8.45am to 4.15pm

With 1 hour lunch break. Practice is closed on weekends.

Total hours per week: 38.00

Expected duration: 30 months

Possible start date: 07 September 2020

Personal qualities: 

  • Keen interest in dental nursing and a willingness to learn new information
  • Able to take on board feedback and change your working methods based on feedback
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Always rises to a challenge with enthusiasm
  • Confidence and a calm manner
  • Flexible
  • Hard working
  • Motivated
  • Polite
  • Professional
  • Reliable
  • Well presented - the candidate must always be of a smart and professional appearance, wearing a clean, presentable uniform

Desired qualifications:

  • GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above in English and maths or equivalent qualifications

Apprentice Dental Nurse - Bridge Dental Practice - Leamington Spa

Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4DG, UK
Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 15 Aug 2020