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Apprentice Dental Nurse Lambourn Valley Dental Practice

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice, which has 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: 05 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    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 days and hours to be confirmed - flexibility may be required as you progress. Between 30-40hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001676958

  • 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 chairside 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

  • Experience is not necessary.

Personal qualities

  • 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
  • Reliable, ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals who are keen to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSEs grade C/4 or above (or equivalent qualifications) 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

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

Welcome to calm and caring dentistry at Lambourn Valley Dental Practice. 

The Three Promises We Make To You:

At Lambourn Dental, we pride ourselves on being different from other dentists. Why? Because we make these 3 promises to all our patients:

  • Promise 1: We will listen to you
  • Promise 2: We will treat you in a caring environment
  • Promise 3: We promise that your visit is as comfortable as possible

The dental clinic offers a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, putting you at ease and comfort immediately. From the start of your patient journey through to aftercare, our highly trained and friendly team goes above and beyond to provide you with a unique dental experience.

We appreciate some patients are nervous at the prospect of seeing their dentist. It is our aim to dispel any concerns and to completely reassure our patients before any treatment commences.

Putting a smile on your face is our ethos. 

Employer

Lambourn Valley Dental Practice

Address

7

Market Place

Hungerford

RG17 8XU

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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

Swati Singh 01708579902 swati@harrietellis.com

Advanced (Level 3) Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard.

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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