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Apprentice Dental Nurse Yorkshire Dental Suite

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: 30 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £250.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts TBC. Flexibility may be required as you progress.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2018

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001433990

  • 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

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Calm, confident and reassuring manner
  • 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
  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform
  • Positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalent, maths and English Grade C and above

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.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour as of 1st of April 2018. 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 £5.90 an hour for 18-20 year olds; £7.38 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.83 for those over 25.


About the employer

We are a friendly, busy Dental Practice looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our team. 

Employer

Yorkshire Dental Suite

Address

347-349

Oakwood Lane

Leeds

LS8 3HA

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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 behaviours 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).

You will gain:

  • Dental Nurse standard
  • Functional Skills (maths, English and ICT) as required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

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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