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Dental Nurse Apprentice Bank Buildings Dental Surgery

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7:30 - 18:30, Friday 7:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001687982

  • Positions

    1 available

In-house training will be given by an experienced team and the apprenticeship qualification will be provided in the workplace.

As a dental nurse, your duties would include: 

  • Providing chairside assistance to the dentist 
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients 
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment 
  • Sterilisation of instruments 
  • Mixing materials 
  • Charting on the computer 
  • Complying with strict cross infection procedures 
  • Developing digital x-rays 
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery 
  • Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate 

Personal qualities

  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a hardworking attitude
  • They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work
  • Reliable
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of smart appearance at all times, wearing a clean and presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths & English Grade C/4 and above (or equivalent) are required
  • (Qualification will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer)
  • An initial assessment for maths & English is also required

Future prospects

There are good career progression opportunities, for example, Hygienist & Practice Management and many other industry professions for the right person.

Things to consider

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

References will be required from a previous employer and/or educational provider.


About the employer

Our Philosophy:

Established in 2003, Damira Dental Studios has grown from one small practice in Oxford to become a leading provider of high quality dental care across the UK. We offer a comprehensive range of treatments both through the NHS & privately.

We have 23 dental practices across the UK within Berkshire, Bournemouth, Greater London, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle-Of-Wight, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey and Oxfordshire.

Highly trained:

Our team are highly trained, award-winning specialists and dentists.

Evening and weekend appointments:

Many of our dental practices are open early and late in the week and weekend.

Personalised treatment plans:

We pride ourselves on giving personalised care to every individual.

Preventative dentistry:

We have a strong commitment to ethical and preventative dentistry; they are fundamental blocks of our group ethos.

Nervous patient friendly:

We have a deep understanding of how our nervous patients feel and the many reasons for their fear of visiting the dentist.

Range of treatments:

We offer a wide variety of NHS and private dental treatments as well as facial aesthetics.

Flexible payment options:

You can spread the cost of your treatment with our 0% interest free or 9.9% APR variable options. Subject to status.

State of the art facilities and equipment:

We have the latest technology available including our X-Rays and Invisalign 3D Scanners.

Patient experience:

We strive to deliver an incredible patient experience.

Employer

Bank Buildings Dental Surgery

Address

5

Bank Buildings

Sudbury

CO10 2SX

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Training

Training provider

ANDERSON STOCKLEY ACCREDITED TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd

Contact

Henry Smith 01604 871340 Henry@asatraining.co.uk

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and diversity
  • First Aid at work

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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