Apprentice Dental Nurse Deu Dental Care- Headingley

Deu Dental Care are looking to recruit an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team! If you are a highly motivated individual who would like to develop a career in Dental then apply now!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    Monday-Saturday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001137543

  • Positions

    1 available

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

  • Supporting the dentist in all aspects of patient care
  • Getting the appropriate instruments ready
  • Mixing materials
  • Cleaning and sterilising all instruments
  • Developing x-rays and filing appropriately
  • Maintaining cleanliness of all filters/ suction / hand piece turbines
  • Preparing impressions for dispatch to the laboratory
  • Ensuring patient comfort and confidentiality at all times
  • You may also help with reception work - making appointments, taking payments, dealing with paperwork and meeting and reassuring patients.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A positive attitude to learn and develop new skills are always a must.
  • Excellent customer service skills are also vital as a career in Dental has constant interactions with the public on a day to day basis.

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must be punctual and friendly.
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Eager to learn and progress and work hard to achieve the apprenticeship qualification and help the company grow as a whole.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A* to C in Math's and English or equivalent qualifications.
  • Access to the Internet and PC is mandatory as all coursework is submitted to your assessor via an online electronic portfolio.

Future prospects

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.

Things to consider

You should make sure you are able to travel to the company and college before you apply for this vacancy. Make sure your travel costs are realistic for your apprentice salary. Please look at http://www.metrojourneyplanner.info/welcome to plan your journey. To prepare yourself for interview please make sure you have researched this role before applying to familiarise yourself with typical duties and have a look at the company’s website. ALL applications must be done through www.citytraining.org.uk DO NOT CONTACT THE EMPLOYER DIRECTLY. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

At Deu Dental Care in Headingley, their practice ethos is to provide high quality dentistry in a caring environment so the patient enjoys the dental visit. Their dentists provide stunning cosmetic dental treatments including porcelain veneers, crowns, white fillings and teeth whitening to create the perfect smile makeovers.

Employer

Deu Dental Care- Headingley

Address

Otley Road

Leeds

LS6 2AD

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Training provider

  • Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.
  • Knowledge: Underpinning knowledge (Exam) will involve attending the classroom for a two hour exam and a programme of e-learning (any exam revision required will be undertaken in the classroom)
  • Functional Skills at level 2 in Math's and English: Functional Skills (projects and tests) will be taught in the classroom for a period of 15 weeks (half a day per functional skill)
  • Extended award in Employment and Personal skills (a combination of Employment Rights & Responsibilities and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills) will be delivered by e-learning, research and the completion of a workbook and assignment.

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Dental Nursing

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services

Contact

Charlotte Greenwood 01274 728316 c.greenwood2@bradfordcollege.ac.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply online at www.citytraining.org.uk and you will be invited to sit an initial assessment at City Training Services. If you have previously applied, please call our recruitment team on 01274 728316 and quote the NAS reference number. ***Please ensure that you quote the reference number of the vacancy you wish to be considered for within the ‘Additional Information’ section of the Application Form***


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Oct 2017