Published on Friday, July 12, 2019

Apprentice Dental Nurse

Horbury Dental Care, Wakefield

Job Description:  

Duties to include:

  • Set-up and prepare the surgery appropriately before the start of each session
  • Ensure that adequate stocks of expendable drugs, materials and instruments are available
  • Ensure all lab work is checked and available prior to patient’s arrival
  • Provide clinical chair-side assistance to the clinician during all dental procedures
  • Check patient’s medical history is up to date and advise clinician of any problems previously notes
  • Prepare the necessary materials and instruments
  • Continually interpret the needs of the patients and clinician, and deal with them promptly and efficient
  • Take all reasonable methods to ensure patient comfort
  • Use the computer for charting and note taking and update patient record as necessary
  • Clean and sterilise all equipment/instruments and working surfaces to the required standards at the end of each appointment
  • Communicate appropriately and sensitively with patients who may be fearful, vulnerable, have sensitive concerns or have special needs
  • Comply with all dental and ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality, data protection and safeguarding
  • Ensure that all repairs are reported promptly to the Clinical Lead
Desired Skills:  
  • Hard Working
  • Reliable
  • Works well with others
Personal Qualities:  
  • Highly motivated, team spirited and driven person who can work as part of a team and work as an individual, must be forward thinking and a caring person
  • Good time keeping and reliable person is a must
Desired Qualifications:  GCSE English and maths grade A/9 to C/4
Things to Consider:  
  • Please be aware that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date so applicants are advised to close early
  • The role will involve coming into contact with blood, saliva and needles so this role may not be for everyone
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Closing Date:   Aug 16th 2019
Additional Information:  Our award-winning 10 surgery family run practice in the centre of Horbury Village. We offer referral services for implants, restorative, periodontics, oral surgery and sedation. We have a dynamic well-trained team of ethical, friendly and highly qualified staff.

We have state of the art purpose built building. We award our team with KPI bonus scheme and enrol them onto a health scheme after 3 months.

Once qualified there is potential to get addition qualifications. Although at present there is no permanent position here at Horbury there is still may keep the apprentices on after qualification

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