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Apprentice Dental Nurse Honour Health Stanley

Attend to the surgeries at the dental practice and learn the skills to become a dental nurse. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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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

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001669357

  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • To provide chairside assistance ensuring the correct equipment is available
  • Keep clinical area and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile according to the practice health and safety infection control procedures and manufacturer’s instructions
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients, accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety rules and guidance
  • Develop and file radiographs and change radiographic solutions as directed
  • Complete lab request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stock of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Customer service skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Smart appearance

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Take pride in their appearance
  • Have a fantastic work ethic

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Career as a dental nurse.


About the employer

At Honour Health, we strive to provide the highest clinical standards of dental healthcare and skincare. Our patients’ interest and wellbeing always come first, and we provide patient-centred care, treating everyone with kindness and respect.

Prevention of dental disease and maintaining skin health is at the heart of our practice. We understand the mutual links between dental health, skin health and general health, and this knowledge and holistic approach underpins the way we provide care. Ultimately, we aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the North East and for all of our patients to maintain health over a lifetime and ‘smile more – live life’.

Employer

Honour Health Stanley

Address

13-15

Front Street

Stanley

DH9 0JE

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Training

Training provider

NEW COLLEGE DURHAM

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College Durham

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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