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Apprentice Dental Nurse Shepshed Dental Surgery

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 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

    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 between 35 - 40 hours a week. Flexibility may be required as you progress. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001607086

  • 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

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and 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

  • GCSE, or equivalent, maths and English Grade C/4 and above

Future prospects

  • A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer who has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development

About the employer

Welcome to Shepshed Dental Practice

Shepshed Dental Practice has been providing dental care in Shepshed since 2010. Our practice is based right in the centre of Shepshed with easy ground floor access and two nearby car parks. 

We are dedicated to providing high quality and affordable dental treatment in a relaxed and friendly environment for both you and your family. 

Whether its you regular check up or treatment our experienced dental team will deliver the highest standard of care.

Employer

Shepshed Dental Surgery

Address

19-23

Field Street

Loughborough

LE12 9AL

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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

Janet Griffiths 01708 776050 janetg@harrietellis.com

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 

Read more on our website!

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

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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