Apprentice Dental Nurse Vogue Dental Care

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

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Closing date: 24 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    4 and half days a week, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001320313

  • Positions

    1 available

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

Duties will include assisting in the provision and delivery of dental care to patients, reception duties and decontamination/sterilising in the surgery.

In-house training will be given by an experienced team and the Apprenticeship qualification will be provided in the workplace.

The ideal candidate will have grade Cs or above GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths. They must be organised, with good communication skills, be computer literate, keen to learn, be of smart and professional appearance at all times and have a positive attitude.  

Vogue Dental Care are looking to recruit a hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing. 

We are a friendly and well established practice in Luton and are looking for someone to join our growing team. 

Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a mature and hardworking attitude. They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work. 

As a dental nurse your duties would include:

  • Providing chair side assistance to the dentist.
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients.
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment.
  • Sterilisation of instruments.
  • Mixing materials.
  • Charting on the computer.
  • Complying with strict cross infection procedures.
  • Developing digital x-rays.
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery.
  • Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn

Personal qualities

You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform, and have a positive attitude.

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths grade C or above.

Qualification will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer.

An initial assessment for English and Maths is also required.

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities for example; Hygienist and Practice Management and many other industry professions for the right person.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

About the employer

At Vogue we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest standard of care in a relaxed, welcoming environment. We constantly strive for excellence and pride ourselves on being at the cutting edge of dentistry ensuring all our clients benefit from the latest and best techniques available. Everything at Vogue has been carefully planned with our clients' comfort and wellbeing in mind. We have parking on site and a children's play area. We also have excellent facilities for disabled patients including a dedicated parking space and ground-floor treatment rooms.

Employer

Vogue Dental Care

Address

Crawley Green Road

Luton

LU2 0SJ

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Training provider

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental health > Dental Nurse

Training provider

ANDERSON STOCKLEY ACCREDITED TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd

Contact

Nathan Richards


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Closing date: 24 Nov 2017