Trainee Dental Nurse
Rodericks Dental
3d ago

Are you looking for a career in healthcare? Perhaps a career change?

Then join us on a journey that is challenging and rewarding where you will learn something new every day!

What’s it all about?

A dental nurse works side by side to the dentist assisting them in a variety of dental procedures ultimately making sure the patient care and experience is at its best.

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you learn everything that helps makes this a success including :

  • 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
  • Throughout your role it’s really critical that patient care and confidentiality are your top priorities.

    Being an Apprentice means after only a few weeks you will be expected to be in surgery and learn on the job whilst learning through your Apprenticeship.

    You will have the support of a nurse buddy, your Practice Manager, your assessor and our specialist nurse training team.

    What’s in it for me?

  • We have a rewarding pay structure above minimum wage that increases when you qualify we don’t pay Apprenticeship wage!
  • You will learn an NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing with our chosen course provider, Temp Dent where you will be participate in weekly webinars and be given an additional 2.
  • 5 hours per week to study. This goes alongside your on-the-job learning which you log individually.

  • You will be given paid time to attend revision workshops and examinations and don’t forget the full support of a one-to-one assessor.
  • We pay for your GDC membership and renew this each year whilst you’re with us.
  • We also have a number of company benefits including an online platform with a variety of brand name discounts.
  • When you qualify as dental nurse, the next career steps for you are endless we really believe and can demonstrate all different kinds of career development.
  • Am I the right person?

    To be a nurse you have natural compassion and care yet you are also organised, driven and passionate.

    You’ll need to think pro-actively and have a planned approach to be able to best support a dentist and be self-motivated to complete your studies throughout your apprenticeship.

    What do I do next?

    Join Rodericks, join a team that values what you do!

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