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Apprentice Dental Nurse Warwick Lodge Dental

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 and we would love you to join us.

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Closing date: 11 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

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

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    18 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001713205

  • 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 organised, with good communication skills and computer literate 

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
  • The successful candidate must be reliable 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

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

Everyone can enjoy a brilliant smile with expert care. The team at Warwick Lodge are specialists in helping you to achieve the perfect smile, so inwardly you are confident and outwardly you look amazing. Whether it’s cosmetic dentistry, remedial treatment or long-term care, you’re in safe hands with our professional, affordable treatments.

Here at Warwick Lodge Dental and Implant Centre, we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standards in all aspects of care and treatment that we provide. We strongly believe in looking after our patients, building trust, listening to what is truly important and delivering patient centred care with our highly qualified team.

Employer

Warwick Lodge Dental

Address

44

Canterbury Road

Herne Bay

CT6 5DF

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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 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 being 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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