Oral Health Advanced Apprentice JDRM DENTAL CARE LIMITED

A chance to join a delightful team at a modern and unique dental practice. You will undergo training to develop skills to enable you to progress in the world of dentistry and start a new career. JDRM Dental Care LTD are firm believers in continue professional development and we are looking for keen committed people to become part of our team.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    We will be open from 8am to 8pm 7 days a week Your 40 hour working week will be between these time on a rota basis and by agreement with the practice.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001297175

  • Positions

    3 available

The Dental Nurse Apprenticeship role at JDRM Dental Care LTD will include the following day to day duties and responsibilities:

  • Keeping the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Using all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chair side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct
  • Reception duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good bedside manner. A visit to the dentist can be a nerve-racking experience for many, so a Dental Nurse needs to be both confident and reassuring
  • Good organisational skills are a must with such a variety of tasks to complete
  • Ability to work as part of a team. A Dental Nurse is there primarily to provide support
  • Ability to work under pressure. Dental procedures can be tricky affairs and a Dental Nurse has to be on the ball to see that everything goes smoothly
  • A sympathetic nature is vital as Dental Nurses provide care to a great variety of people including children and those with disabilities or special needs
  • Customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for a candidate who is friendly, reliable, positive and sympathetic to the needs of our patients
  • You will also need to be organised, be able to use your initiative and willing to learn new skills

Qualifications required

  • English and Maths GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent level 2 qualification)

Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The advanced apprenticeship programme will require you to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. This is a 15 unit programme of which 11 units are portfolio based and assessed in the workplace. The remaining 4 units are theory based and delivered via eLearning. The Apprentice may also be offered additional support to complete key skills if you haven't achieved a level 2 qualification in both Maths and English within the past 5 years. Alongside the structured training programme offered through the apprenticeship, JDRM Dental Care LTD will also provide you with a full induction programme and continuous mentoring and support from our experienced and qualified staff.

About the employer

We are a family dental practice offering both NHS and private dentistry. Our award winning team is dedicated to providing you with compassionate, comprehensive dental care in a safe and comfortable environment. We can offer you a full range of preventive and cosmetic dentistry. Each surgery is designed to create a comfortable and modern environment to carry out dental treatment, with state of the art technology to help us diagnose when treatment is required.

Employer

JDRM DENTAL CARE LIMITED

Address

Unit 3

Oakham Office Park

Oakham

LE15 7GH

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Training provider

  • The advanced apprenticeship programme will require you to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • This is a 15 unit programme of which 11 units are portfolio based and assessed in the workplace. The remaining 4 units are theory based and delivered via eLearning. The Apprentice may also be offered additional support to complete key skills if you haven't achieved a level 2 qualification in both Maths and English within the past 5 years
  • Alongside the structured training programme offered through the apprenticeship, JDRM Dental Care LTD will also provide you with a full induction programme and continuous mentoring and support from our experienced and qualified staff    

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider

LEICESTER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College

Contact

Linda Barbour 01162295526 lbarbour@leicestercollege.ac.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017