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Apprentice Dental Nurse Bottesford 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: 11 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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed, between 30-40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001663621

  • 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

  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate must be reliable and keen to learn
  • 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) in maths and English.

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.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

The practice is a modern, detached bungalow that is wheelchair accessible which consists of a reception area, a waiting room and three clinical consultation and treatment rooms that are fully accessible.

We are a friendly and welcoming dental practice with a professional team of staff members. The practice provides treatment both on a private and NHS basis, cosmetic and preventative. We also provide a Denplan monthly payment scheme to make private treatments more affordable.

All of our treatments aim to be pain free and relaxation techniques such as hypnosis are available.

Employer

Bottesford Dental Practice

Address

35-37

Queenswood Road

Scunthorpe

DN16 3QS

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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

Ramze Bouhalla 01708 776050 ramze@harrietellis.com

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

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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