A Silva Dental Health & Wellbeing Full Job Description This is a great opportunity to start your career in Dental Nursing. You will be fully supported and trained to become a qualified dental nurse. Employer is keen to find someone who is friendly and flexible. As a dental nurse, you may help with reception work and could help any member of the dental team - dentists, clinical dental technicians/technologists, hygienists and therapists — treat patients of all ages. Some will be there for a check-up while others will have more complicated treatment. You’ll need to reassure people and put them at ease, while supporting the team in all aspects of patient care. Here are some of the duties that you will carry out on a day to day basis: · In a dental practice you will welcome patients and provide direct support with the treatment itself · Taking responsibility for the decontamination of instruments · Maintaining dental operating equipment · Ensuring that all relevant materials and supplies are in place · Looking after patient records — including making notes when the dentist is examining a patient · Working closely with the dentist, responding quickly to requests and generally keeping the surgery ready for use · You will also be responsible for ensuring high standards of cleanliness and control of infection. With extra training you could take x-rays and clinical photographs, take impressions, make models of teeth and apply fluoride varnish to prevent tooth decay. · You will be handling confidential patient information and caring for people who may be anxious. Please apply only if you are interested and ready to commit full-time to become a qualified Dental Nurse. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent Schedule: 8 hour shift Application question(s): What is your postcode (this will help us determine how far you have to travel to work)? Are you able to work full-time or part-time? Are you currently enrolled on Dental Nursing Diploma? Would you be willing to work and study together? When are you available for a phone conversation during the day ?