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Apprentice Dental Nurse Barkhill Private Dental Clinic

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice. We are a dental practice with a well-established and friendly team. We would love you to join us as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    30 - 40 hours per week. Flexibility may be required as you progress

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    10 May 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001399154

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice with an emphasis on preventative treatment and options for all.

The role of a dental nurse is to assist the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery. This includes but is not exhaustive to:

  • Greet and care for all patients in a polite and courteous manner at all times.
  • Work closely with the dentist in a professional and appropriate manner.
  • Provide chair side assistance during all dental procedures.
  • Update computer records and taking notes.
  • Cleaning surgeries to a high level, maintaining strict cross infection controls.
  • Preparing instruments and materials during treatments.
  • Carry out reception and administrative tasks where required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and keen to learn.
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude.

Personal qualities

  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner and the ability to relate well to people, including children and those with special needs.
  • You will have a positive and flexible approach to work.
  • Experience is not necessary, however we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals.

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalent, Maths and English Grade C and above.
  • You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

Future prospects

  • A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer whom has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development.

About the employer

At Barkhill Dental we have been delivering exceptional dental care to the people of Yorkshire for over 25 years.

The patients needs and concerns are uppermost in the minds of our dedicated, caring and experienced team. We are extremely passionate about your oral hygiene, about giving explanations of the various treatment options and about informing what you can do to achieve your desired smile. We strive to give the best possible dental care by designing specific, individual treatment plan. Now completely digital, we continually invest in the latest technologies which not only deliver beautiful results but are designed to make you feel at ease too.

Employer

Barkhill Private Dental Clinic

Address

263

Highfield Road

Bradford

BD10 8QY

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Training

Training provider

Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harriet Ellis Training Solution Limited

Contact

Gillian Highlands 01708 776050 gillian@harrietellis.com

The Dental Nurse apprenticeship offers a genuine job in a Dental Practice with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It will develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviors of your apprentice to operate competently in all aspects of clinical responsibilities.

It will also provide them with the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a Dental Nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC).

What you will study:

  • Cross infection.
  • Anatomy.
  • Radiography.
  • Oral hygiene.
  • Orthodontics.
  • Restoration.
  • Legislation.
  • First aid.
  • Health and Safety.

You will complete on and off the job training whilst you are fully supported throughout, progressing to gateway and endpoint assessment.

Read more on our website!

http://www.harrietellis.com/apprentices-new/

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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