- GMFJ Reference
37.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Advanced Level 3
A J Harvey
Description of Opportunity
As one of our dental nurses, you’ll be there as vital and reliable chair-side support to our clinicians. You can also expect to work in other areas of the practice, including reception. That will see you dealing with patient queries, answering the phone, taking payments and booking appointments.
The duties within this role include:
Greeting the patients, making sure they are settled and ready for their appointment
Making sure the dentist has the correct instruments prepared ahead of the patient appointment
Charting and collating key dental information during the appointment
Mixing specialist materials to make moulds for teeth impressions
Understanding how a dentist performs and how you can best drive efficiency and help the performance of the practice
Keeping the surgery clean and tidy and managing infection control
Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic
For more information about this vacancy please contact Training 2000 Ltd on +44125454659 (Ref ID: 125590)
A good communicator and be willing to be part of a team supporting each other
The ability to make decisions and use their own initiative
Have strong organisational skills, as well as having a caring nature and be comfortable talking to patients of ages
GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above in English and mathematics or equivalent
Level 3 Diploma in Dental NursingFunctional Skills Level 2 in maths and EnglishSafeguardingFirst AidPreparation for the end point assessment
The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team and be respectful to team members at all times
As well as having a caring nature and be comfortable talking to patients of ages
The successful candidate will work towards achieving a level 3 qualification in dental nursing with experience in a busy dental practice.
Upon completion of the Level 3 qualification, you will be an experienced and qualified dental nurse, and as such you can continue building up skills that will always be in demand.
Career breaks and part time working are often possible.
You could then progress to acquire specialist qualifications in areas such as sedation, dental radiography and oral health education.
You may take on more responsibilities as a trainer for other dental nurses or move into a management role within your dental practice or decided to apply for a course to qualify as a dental hygienist or therapist.