Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship - High Brooms Dental Clinic at Temp Dent Dental Agency Limited

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Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship - High Brooms Dental Clinic

Duties/responsibilities to include:

  • Keep the cleaning areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy, and sterile as appropriate, according to the practice's health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chair-side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Always ensure the care and welfare of patients in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner
  • Accurately complete patients’ records as directed
  • Observe patient confidentiality at all times
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, 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
  • Order/ask the practice manager/receptionist to order new supplies as required
  • 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 it may be required to develop your skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct

Training to be provided

  • Level 3 Dental nurse apprenticeship standard

All underpinning knowledge towards the advanced apprenticeship level 3, including the Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Presentable
  • Reliable
  • Good team player

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent at A*-C/9-4 in maths and English are accepted.
  • Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English are accepted. 
  • A-levels or equivalent in maths or English grade E or above will be accepted

Future prospects

With experience you may be able to move into jobs like team manager, team leader or dental practice manager.

With further training you could become a dental therapist, helping a dentist carry out the more routine dentistry work. You could also become a dental hygienist, helping people to look after their teeth and gums.

You might decide to train as an orthodontic therapist helping dentists to improve the look and position of a patient's teeth.

Health Careers has information on careers in all areas of the dental team.

Things to consider

You will be required to be immunised against Hepatitis B and to pass a DBS check.

 

About TEMP DENT DENTAL AGENCY LIMITED

Welcome to the High Brooms Dental Clinic; we provide NHS and Independent dental care including a full range of cosmetic treatments. Established for over 30 years, our practice has an outstanding reputation for providing an exceptional standard of service. Our team of dedicated professionals provide our patients with smiles that leave them looking and feeling great.

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