Dental Nursing

Apprentice Dental Nurse

With Alderley Dental
Working in Alderley Edge (view map)
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Paying £150.00 per week
21 months duration

About the apprenticeship

As a Dental Nurse Apprentice you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care.

  • You will need to be able to work under pressure and relax patients by putting their minds at ease
  • Cleaning of the clinical areas is essential , e.g equipment, and instruments
  • Tidying and sterlilise all equipment to the standards of the practices health and safety and infections control procedures and manufactures instructions
  • Ensure that equipment is 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 patient clinical records as directed and observe patient confidentiality at all times
  • Handle all substances in accordance with Health and Safety policies
  • Ensure that stock levels are adequate and other items within the surgery
  • Ensure all records from patients are up to date , maintained and safely 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 your skills and abilities
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct
  • Follow practice dress code
  • Tidy waiting area when needed
  • Cover reception area when needed
Future Prospects

Full time position upon successful completion.