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Apprentice Dental Nurse Lodge Causeway Family Dental Care

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy dental practice. 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

    £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 TBC, Flexibility may be required as you progress.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001679381

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy Description

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:

  • Always greet and care for all patients in a polite and courteous manner
  • 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

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and keen to learn
  • You must always be of a smart and professional appearance, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

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
  • Experience is not necessary; however, we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals

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 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.

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

There’s been a dentist at Lodge Causeway for generations. And for generations it has been trusted to provide friendly, expert dental care in Bristol, treating NHS, Denplan and private patients.

Today, we’re the Bristol dental surgery people choose for the regular care that keeps mouths and teeth healthy, and for cosmetic dental treatments including whitening, implants, Restylane® and veneers.

We are now looking for an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join our friendly and busy practice. 

Employer

Lodge Causeway Family Dental Care

Address

358

Lodge Causeway

Bristol

BS16 3PL

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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

The level 3 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 end-point 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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