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Apprentice Dental Nurse Oxford House 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: 15 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 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001689296

  • Positions

    1 available

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 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

Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, 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
  • 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 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.


About the employer

Oxford House Dental Practice opened in 1954 and has been serving patients in Milton Keynes, the wider Buckinghamshire area and beyond ever since. The building is well-known locally for its familiar, recognisable exterior and large, private car park.

We are proud to be known as a long-standing, trusted institution in the area, offering patients the latest in dental technology in an established, relaxed environment. Our practitioners have a wealth of experience in treating patients and building relationships that focus on long-term care and maintaining good oral health.

Our achievements over the past 60 years are the product of the passion, skill, and dedication of our exceptional team. From the warm greeting you receive at the reception to the helpful and friendly attitude of our dental and healthcare professionals, we look forward to offering you excellent and compassionate service every time you visit us.

Employer

Oxford House Dental Practice

Address

Oxford House Dental Practice

Aylesbury Street

Milton Keynes

MK2 2BA

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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

Dental Nurse advanced standard. 

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 being 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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