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Apprentice Dental Nurse Parkside Dental Practice

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: 03 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

    07 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001670306

  • Positions

    1 available

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
  • Organised
  • Computer literate

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
  • 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 Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).


About the employer

Parkside Dental Care

Based in Irlam, Manchester, Parkside Dental Care offers a range of cosmetic dentistry treatments (including NHS dentistry) at affordable prices for Salford and beyond. With over 20 years of shared dental experience Parkside Dental Care aims to provide comfortable, pain-free dentistry, in a relaxed, friendly environment, using state of the art equipment and up to date techniques. 

Employer

Parkside Dental Practice

Address

610

Liverpool Road

Manchester

M44 5AA

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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

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
  • Functional Skills (maths, English and ICT) as required
  • 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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