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Apprentice Dental Nurse Bridgford 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: 22 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC by employer. Between 30-40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001684833

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy Description

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

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, good communication skills, computer literate and keen to learn
  • You will have a positive and flexible approach to work
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, 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
  • Experience is not necessary, however we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalent, maths and English Grade C/4 and above
  • You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check

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

The team at Bridgford Dental Practice extend a warm welcome to all our patients. We take pride in the quality of our treatment and seek to make your visits as pleasant as possible and to provide the highest standards in modern dental health care in a relaxed and informative atmosphere. Dating from the early 1900's Bridgford Dental Practice is possibly the oldest dental practice in Nottingham. The Practice moved to West Bridgford in the 1970's when its original location in Arkwright Street was redeveloped. The practice has been completely refurbished with state-of-the-art equipment as befits a leading 21st century practice.

Employer

Bridgford Dental Practice

Address

A 74

Nottingham

NG2 6AX

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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 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 endpoint assessment.

Functional skills in maths and English, if required.

Read more on our website!

http://www.harrietellis.com/apprentices-new/

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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