Apprentice/Trainee Dental Nurse Vacancy in Chalfont St Giles

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Job Title:                                                             Apprentice/Trainee Dental Nurse

Apprentice/Training Course Level:          Advanced Level Apprenticeship or Diploma

Course Duration:                                              18-24 months

Location:                                                             Pond House Dental Practice, Chalfont St Giles

Accountable:                                                     Practice Manager

Hours of Work:                                                 40 hours per week – rota basis Monday to Saturday 08:00 to 20:00

Annual Salary:                                                   National Minimum Wage (dependant on age)

This is an excellent opportunity to join our fast growing organisation and become a valuable part of a friendly team.  The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to further develop and enhance their skills and career.

What we are looking for

Highly motivated, friendly, flexible, reliable and organised

Excellent communication skills

Excellent computer skills

About the Company

Rodericks Ltd is a dental corporation with over 70 high quality dental practices in England and Wales.  Providing excellent NHS and private dental care to thousands of patients every week.

With its Head Office based in Northamptonshire, Rodericks Ltd was recognised as the top 25 fastest growing independent companies in the UK healthcare sector in 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the dental operator in organising the day’s activities.

Prepare the surgery for use at the beginning of the session and clear up at the end of the session consistent with Health and Safety protocol.

Assist the dental operator in the provision of dental treatment and to supervise the patient until they are fit to leave the department.

Prepare filling and impression materials, instruments, equipment, dressings and syringes.

Use equipment such as hand instruments, aspiration equipment in a manner which minimises the risk of cross infection or soft tissue injury.

Provide pre and post-operative instructions for patients in agreement with the dental operator

Utilise keyboard skills for data entry on dental software programme

Undertake reception duties when required, for example; answering the telephone in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner

Welcome patients and visitors to the practice and direct them to the appropriate area, prepare patients for treatment.


Maths, English GCSE’s Grades A-C preferred

Join our team and enjoy its benefits

Dental Treatment Scheme

Free Eye Tests

Access to our Staff Rewards Portal, providing you with discounts and deals from over 900 top High Street Retailers

Excellent opportunities for career progression

Supporting the Community – you will have the opportunity to volunteer for one of the charities we support

If you are enthusiastic, keen to make a difference and have the qualities and skills to become part of a dynamic team and organisation, then we want to hear from you.


If you are GDC registered Rodericks will provide you with your professional indemnity at no cost to you.