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Available opportunity

Dental Nurse Apprentice


£ 6.56 - £ 8.91 per hour

Opportunity type


Available hours

37.5 hours per week

Closing date

Job Description

Job Summary

  • All aspects of reception duties taking payments/ bookings. Checking appointments
  • Meet and greet patients and escorting them into surgery
  • Maintaining good infection control procedures
  • Adhering to policies and protocols of Health and Safety
  • Observing all Health and Safety practices, and using correct PPE (provided)
  • Sterilising and preparing instruments and mixing materials for use in procedures
  • Ensuring cleanliness of surgery, equipment and instruments used and carrying out general housekeeping duties
  • Dictate information from dentist and recording patient information correctly
  • Able to advise patients in the use of varied products
  • Arrange appointments, answering calls and inputting data on the computer
  • Assist with administration tasks and ensure records are kept up to date and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Friendly team

In addition:

  • Full support given
  • Ongoing mentoring and professional development
  • Meaningful career progression

Skills Required:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good level of English (spoken and writing) & Math
  • Effective communication: oral, written, listening, body language, presentation
  • Effective team working: work effectively with others with limited supervision

Personal Qualities:

  • Dedicated, process driven
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude
  • Confident and well-presented

Qualifications Required:

  • Candidates must have English and maths at GCSE Grade C/Level 4 or above