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Apprentice Dental Nurse Tuddenham Road Dental Sugery

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: 02 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

    30 - 40 hours per week - shifts TBC. Flexibility may be required as you progress.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    09 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001709283

  • 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 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, with good communication skills, 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

  • GCSE grade C/4 and above, or equivalent qualifications, 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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Welcome. We want to tell you all about our practice. If you still have any questions give us a call.

We are a well established private dental practice based in Ipswich, just a short walk from the town centre through the picturesque Christchurch Park.

Our dentists, Mr I.Paraskevopoulos BChD MSC RAAD and Mr W.J. Hendriks BChD pride themselves in delivering exceptional quality of dentistry and have many years combined experience. We have the services of two hygienists who provide advice and care to help prevent periodontal disease, and all the members of our dental team are registered with the GDC (General Dental Council).

Employer

Tuddenham Road Dental Sugery

Address

11a

Tuddenham Road

Ipswich

IP4 2SH

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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 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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