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Apprentice Dental Nurse

St Johns Dental
A great opportunity for an eager to learn apprentice who is able pick up tasks quickly, being able to think a head and over prepare is key for a successful apprentice Dental nurse.

St Johns Dental - Employer

We are an NHS dental practice which has recently re opened within ST Johns, We require a quick learning individual to join our up and coming busy practice.



18 months

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Job Summary

GBP 148.00
St Johns
St Johns Dental

Detailed Job Description

Along with dental nursing your role will also include reception tasks; answering phone calls, making appointments and being able to communicate to patients with a positive and reassuring manner.

As mentioned above being able to over prepare and think a head is key: this will include:

  • Making sure surgeries are prepped and ready for each day ahead.
  • Being able to take notes/chart as the dentist dictates and listen to what treatment is planned next so that you are able to automatically pass this to the dentist.
  • Making sure instruments are cleaned through out the day, and that surgery is clean and tidy for each patient.
Reception duties include:

  • taking phone calls and booking appointments
  • taking payments
  • making sure all documents are up to date
  • making referrals
  • scanning in documents.
  • Helping patients fill in forms via iPad if they require.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Good standard of Maths and English

Skills required

  • Able to pick up/learn tasks quickly
  • Friendly and sympathetic manor
  • Confident
  • Able to relate well to a wide range of people

Personal Qualities

  • Good Organisational skills
  • Able to work within a team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Reliable
  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Good learner

What does a typical placement look like

  • Able to pick up/learn tasks quickly
  • Friendly and sympathetic manor
  • Confident
  • Able to relate well to a wide range of people

What you should wear

Good standard of Maths and English

Future prospects

With hard work and determination the successful candidate will be able to complete and become a fully qualified dental nurse with the level 3 NVQ, with further training and opportunities available.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Dental Nursing level 3
  • Functional skills level 2 Maths (if applicable)
  • Functional skills level 2 English (if applicable)

Monday To Thursday 8:30 til 5:30

Progress to Excellence Ltd - Learning Provider

Progress to Excellence Ltd is a national training provider offering apprenticeships and commercial training throughout England. They offer qualifications in sectors including childcare, dental nursing, health and social care, customer service and business administration. Progress to Excellence Ltd is an Ofsted graded 'Good' training provider who works with over 1,000 employers and 3,000 learners. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Progress to Excellence Ltd on 0151 650 6933 or email: (Ref ID:94858)
Progress to Excellence Ltd

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