Apprentice Dental Nurse- High Street Dental

You will be: Preparing treatment room for patient, answering the telephone and making appointments, taking payments and welcoming patients, cleaning and sterilising instruments, mixing materials, developing x-rays, charting in patient records, following infection-control policies and protocols.

Working Week

Monday to Friday 8:15 - 5:30

Total hours per week: 37.50

Weekly Wage


Expected Apprenticeship Duration

18 months

Possible Start Date

21 Mar 2018

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy Description

Keep the clinical 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 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 chair side 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.

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.

Follow confidentiality policies

Report adverse incidences.

Arrive 15 minutes before start of surgery to set up.

Leave surgery clean and tidy.

Clean all necessary filters at end of day.

Disinfect all surfaces at end of day Develop and file radiographs and change radiographic solutions as directed Clean thoroughly the surfaces, sinks, floors and windows of the surgeries.

Empty designated waste bins containing non-clinical waste.

Act in accordance with practice rules and code of conduct.

Any other duties which from time to time may be necessary.

Desired Skills

You should have good communication skills.

Confident using a computer.

Be highly organised.

Personal Qualities

You will be a friendly, outgoing person with a passion to build a career in the dental industry.


62 64

High Street


WA12 9SH

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