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Apprentice Dental Nurse The Smile Team

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: 05 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    You will work a minimum of 30 hours per week, with the possibility of working up to 40 hours a week. Flexibility may be required as you progress. Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001520826

  • Positions

    1 available

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 limited 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
  • Be organised
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be computer literate
  • 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

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

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

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

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


About the employer

 We are a friendly, dynamic and caring dental practice in Finchley who are now looking for an apprentice dental nurse to join our brilliant team. 

We have been established for over 30 years and pride ourselves on the longevity of our dentists and staff, which is a testament to the team we have created.

Many of our patients have been with us since we opened, and we now have the privilege of treating their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren.

We provide a relaxed and caring environment for you, our patients, and encourage regular visits to maintain good oral health.

In order to ensure the best care, all our dentists and staff attend regular courses together as a team to encourage group learning and communication, enabling us to constantly introduce the latest techniques and equipment.

As well as offering general dentistry, we have also developed special interests in Endodontics, Implantology, Periodontology and Invisalign, and offer all these services within our practice.

By listening and responding to our patient’s needs and concerns, we work together to achieve and maintain perfect smiles for all.

Employer

The Smile Team

Address

831a

High Road

London

N12 8PR

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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

Ramze Bouhalla 01708 776050 ramze@harrietellis.com

  • Dental nurse Level 3
  • Functional skills if required

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).

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.

  • Functional skills in English and maths if required 

Read more on our website!

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

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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