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Apprentice Dental Nurse Plumstead Dental Clinic

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice. We would love you to join us as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 05 Jan 2023

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

    You will be employed 30 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

    06 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001575548

  • Positions

    1 available

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:

  • Always greet and care for all patients in a polite and courteous manner
  • 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

  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn
  • You must always be of a smart and professional appearance, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Personal qualities

  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner
  • 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 possibly 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

About the employer

We are now looking for an apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy practice. 

Employer

Plumstead Dental Clinic

Address

259

Plumstead High Street

London

SE18 1HF

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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

Rhiannon Williams 01708 776050 rhiannon@harrietellis.com

Level 3 Dental nurse standard. 

The level 3 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 end-point 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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