Dental Nursing

Dental Nurse Apprentice

With Park House Dental Practice
Working in Winsford (view map)
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Paying £150.00 per week
21 months duration

About the apprenticeship

Parkhouse Dental, Winsford is seeking two reliable and conscientious individuals to join their team as trainee Dental Nurses. The ideal candidate will be a good team member with excellent practical and communication skills and the ability to use initiative. 

A full apprenticeship training programme will be provided, duties will include: 

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate 
  • Use and maintain all equipment in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations 
  • Provide chairside 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 
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted 
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery 
  • Order new stock supplies as necessary 
  • 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 
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities 
  • Reception duties and use of practice computers 

Two apprenticeship positions exist,  1 x 30 hours a week over 4 days,  1 x 27 hours a week over 3.5 days

Future Prospects

  • This is a fixed term position for the duration of the apprenticeship, following this a full time position may be made available based on company finances at the time.