Dental Nursing Apprenticeship
- Full Time
In your role, you will: * Develop competence across a wide range of dental chairside support procedures * Develop knowledge of a wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes * Develop competence in the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures * Develop a comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures * Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures * Develop and demonstrate competence in decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed * Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment * Under supervision carry out the following: reception duties, answering telephone, receiving mail, meeting and greeting of patients and/or carers, managing department diaries and day books, sending appointments by mail, maintenance of monthly recall systems, filing and pulling of patient records, maintenance and upkeep of all patient records and correspondence * Participate in audit procedures under the direction of appropriate clinicians Requirements and prospects Desired skills * Ambitious * Hard-working * Have a 'can do approach' Personal qualities * Willing to learn and take on new challenged * A quick learner who is willing to take things on board Desired qualifications Maths and English GCSE A*-C 9-4 or equivalent. Future prospects Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship. Things to consider Please note:- Anyone interested will need to be prepared to travel to Central Nottingham for Interview and some training sessions throughout the qualification. This will be discussed more at interview. Please do not apply if you are not happy or able to travel.