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Apprentice Dental Nurse Southfields Dental Centre

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: 14 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

    You will be employed 30 hours per week, with the possibility of working up to 40 hours a 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

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001701360

  • 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:

  • 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
  • Be organised
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be computer literate, and keen to learn
  • 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
  • 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 (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above in English and maths.

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.


About the employer

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.

Employer

Southfields Dental Centre

Address

1

Augustus Road

London

SW19 6LL

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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 the apprentice to operate competently in all aspects of clinical responsibilities.

It will also provide you 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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