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Apprentice Dental Nurse Forest House Dental Ltd

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. 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: 12 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

  • Working week

    Flexibility may be required as you progress. Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001687432

  • 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

  • The successful candidate must be reliable and organised, with good communication skills, computer literate and keen to learn
  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner and the ability to relate well to people, including children and those with special needs

Personal qualities

  • 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
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

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 who has 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).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

If you need a trusted NHS and private dentist in Leicester who provides the very best in dental care, then you are in safe hands here with us.

Forest House Dental Practice was established in 1970 and has since gained an excellent reputation as one of the leading dentists in Leicester. Dr Sarjoo Patel took over in 1990 and has continued supporting the local community with our oral hygiene and dental health treatments.

Patient care is our priority. We invest in the best quality materials, the latest equipment and provide regular staff training.

Employer

Forest House Dental Ltd

Address

530

Braunstone Lane

Leicester

LE3 3DH

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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

Training to follow the Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard.

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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