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Apprentice Dental Nurse Drayton 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: 24 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

    Working 30 - 40 hours a week. Days and shifts TBC. Flexibility may be required as you progress.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001660163

  • 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

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Calm, confident and reassuring manner
  • 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
  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform
  • Positive attitude

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 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

Drayton Dental Surgery

Address

10

School Road

Norwich

NR8 6DN

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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

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).

You will gain:

  • Dental Nurse standard
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

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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