17 Church Walk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 2TP

4 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3TE

24th May 2023

Trainee Dental Nurse

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    May 24, 2023
    Peterborough, United Kingdom
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    Contact Name
    Saddie Smith
    Contact Telephone
    01733 802500



    Job description

    Job: Trainee Dental Nurse

    Location: Peterborough

    • Hours: 0830-1730
    • From £11.00 per hour/£22,880 per annum depending on experience


    Full time Trainee Dental Nurse opportunity for a Dental Studio in Peterborough.


    Develop competence:

    • Across a wide range of dental chair side support procedures.
    • A wide range of practical treatment procedures and the relevant support necessary to ensure effective outcomes.
    • In the manipulation and application of dental materials across a wide range of dental treatment procedures.
    • Comprehensive knowledge and application of a wide range of dental instruments and other relevant equipment necessary during preparation for treatment procedures.
    • Learn to prepare individual treatment rooms for a wide range of dental procedures.
    • Decontamination and sterilisation of medical and dental devices within clinical and non-clinical environments, ensuring appropriate records are completed.
    • Be responsible as part of the clinical team for the care of the patient from arrival to completion of treatment.
    • Recording of treatment including charting form the dentist’s instructions and other associated clerical work.
    • Preparation of filling materials, impression materials, instruments and equipment.
    • Cleaning away used instruments and materials and keeping the surgery clean and tidy.
    • Triage of patients attending for emergency treatment.
    • Providing patients with pre and post-operative instructions and information, for example, minor oral surgery, and ensuring the instructions are understood.
    • Care and minor maintenance of equipment such as high-speed drills.
    • Maintaining stock levels in surgery and checking expiry dates. Re-ordering stocks when required

    Personal/Professional Development

    The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the Practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

    • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
    • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.
    • Demonstrating commitment to post qualification/registration mandatory training CPD required by the General Dental Council.
    • Attend mandatory training to remain compliant with HASAWA 1974 and GDC

    If this sounds like you please click and apply with your current CV.


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