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Apprentice Dental Nurse Strand on the Green Dental Practice

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. 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: 18 Oct 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

    Flexibility may be required as you progress (shifts to be confirmed), between 30-40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001659682

  • 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:

  • 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
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn

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
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent qualifications) 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.

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour as of 1st of April 2020. 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 £6.45 an hour for 18-20-year olds; £8.20 for anyone aged 21 to 24.

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 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 and we would love you to join us.

Employer

Strand on the Green Dental Practice

Address

60

Thames Road

London

W4 3RE

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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

Maryam Hussain 01708 776050 MaryamH@harrietellis.com

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard.

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.

Read more on our website!

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

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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