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Apprentice Dental Nurse Bramley Dental Practice

Exciting career opportunity to grow and develop into our team, you should naturally be both confident and discreet in working within the clinical environment to provide the highest levels of patient care. This role involves meeting and greeting people, so good communication skills are essential.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £146.20

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 34.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC091125469

  • Positions

    2 available

Reporting to the Principal Dentist.

Duties will include:

  • Greeting patients
  • Chair side assistance to the dentist during restorative and surgical procedures
  • Recording patient's clinical notes on the computer
  • Clean and prepare surgery between patients
  • Clean used instruments after patients

You will assist with reception when necessary and routine clerical task:

  • Handling payments
  • Booking appointments
  • Answering the telephone

Attend Sheffield College - City Campus within the duration of the apprenticeship to study: Dental anatomy, Oral diseases, medical emergencies, dental radiography and sterilisation.

You will learn about oral health promotion and preventative dentistry techniques. Some units will focus on patient care and management and you will cover legal and ethical issues


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Administration skills
  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Team building skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • High level of professional presentation
  • Literate and numerate
  • Confident and caring manner with patients and colleagues
  • Personable
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethnic
  • Punctuality
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • A 'can-do' attitude
  • Can adapt to changing situations

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English Language and double science.

Future prospects

Successful and aspiring candidate will be required to pass the End-Point Assessment to complete their apprenticeship and enable their registration with the General Dental Council as a qualified dental nurse.

Things to consider

Candidates will ensure they have sustainable transport to reach our location at:

93-95 Main St, Bramley, Rotherham S66 2SE


About the employer

At Bramley Dental we believe that modern dentistry should be accessible and affordable, and many of our new patients come from personal recommendation.

Treatments available:

  • Routine dental examinations
  • Scale and polish
  • Amalgam and white fillings
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Dentures

Employer

Bramley Dental Practice

Address

93-95 Main Street

Rotherham

S66 2SE

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD COLLEGE, THE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College

Contact

Job Connect 0114 260 2600

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • 1 day per week at College over 12 months, one-to-one training in the workplace and assessor visits every 6 weeks

Additional qualifications:

Upon completion, the apprentice must register with the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse,

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Other information

Apprentice will be enrolled into the Westfield Health Insurance scheme after 12 weeks probation. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is �3.90 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the apply button. This will take you through to The Sheffield College Apprentice Application Portal.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2022