Apprentice Dental Nurse White Peak Dental Practice

Exciting new opportunity for a full time apprentice dental nurse, Duties to include all aspects of assisting in the dental surgery as well as some reception duties. The applicant will be required to attend Derby College to complete the NVQ qualification in Dental Nursing. Full support and guidance will be given by the dental team.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £206.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday. Possibly the odd Saturday morning/late night 8.30-5.30, Odd early or late starts when required 45 minutes for lunch

    Total hours per week: 41.20

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001315154

  • Positions

    1 available

Qualification in dental nursing could progress onto other dental related qualifications with the option to in the future to on to study Dental Therapy or specialist dental services.

Various different routes to go down which can lead to a very rewarding career in the dental environment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A basic understanding of computers and IT equipment.
  • Good communication skills, be open and friendly and open to future personal development.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to communicate well with the public and be understanding and sympathetic as patients are often nervous attending the dentist.
  • Must be able to work well as a team and also use own initiative.
  • Follow simple instructions and be able to work to guidelines.

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths, grades A*-D.

Future prospects

Qualification in dental nursing could progress onto other dental related qualifications with the option to in the future to on to study Dental Therapy or specialist dental services. Various different routes to go down which can lead to a very rewarding career in the dental environment.

Things to consider

The successful applicant will be required to have the relevant immunisations as well as a comprehensive CRB check. Must understand they will be working in a surgery environment and will be expected to adhere to both cross infection standards and patient confidentiality.

About the employer

Fully private practice delivering all aspects of general dentistry along with cosmetic and orthodontic work and a team of hygienists. Long established practice of 18 years with a loyal team and patient database, very warm friendly environment. Practice has 4 surgeries, 2 decontamination rooms, staff room, large reception, Oral Health education room and 3 toilets. The practice is currently undergoing a period of development so a new trainee will be joining us at an exciting time and feedback and ideas are very welcome.

Employer

White Peak Dental Practice

Address

Compton

Ashbourne

DE6 1BX

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Training provider

Duties to include all aspects of assisting in the dental surgery as well as some reception duties.

The applicant will be required to attend Derby College to complete the Level 3 NVQ qualification in Dental Nursing.

Full support and guidance will be given by the dental team.

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider

DERBY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College

Contact

Lisa Perry 01335 343126 Whitepeakpm@gmail.com


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017