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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Ashwell Dental Surgery

Ashwell Dental Surgery are looking to recruit an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team of qualified and experienced dentists. Located in a rural village location near to Baldock and Letchworth in North Hertfordshire, the surgery services both NHS and Private specialising in the care of the whole family.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £174.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001675752

  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need show empathy be able to put people at ease and able to work under pressure and reliable as a team player. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting dental care professionals with various treatments - side chair assistants
  • Providing support to patients during treatment
  • Decontamination of dental instruments
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment
  • Updating patient records using dentally software
  • Customer service; meeting and greeting clients to resolving patient enquiries
  • Ensuring that the practice health and safety policy is adhered to

During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments based at our dental clinic.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
  • Hard working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Long-term career at one of their practices on completion of the dental nursing qualification.

Things to consider

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

Located in a rural village location near to Baldock and Letchworth in North Hertfordshire, the surgery services both NHS and Private specialising in the care of the whole family.

Employer

Ashwell Dental Surgery

Address

44

High Street

Baldock

SG7 5NR

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Joanne Wilson 07880193254 jwilson@aspirationtraining.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)On the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2021