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Apprentice Dental Nurse Ilford Dental Centre

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.

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Closing date: 21 Sep 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. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001721321

  • 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 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
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Keen to learn

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
  • 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 grades C/4 or above (or equivalent qualifications) in maths and English

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. 

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About the employer

Your teeth make a statement about you. A beautiful smile enhances your appearance and charisma, giving you added self-confidence. The condition of your teeth can impact your overall health, because your ability to chew determines your food choices. Your speech is also affected by the condition of your teeth. Healthy, attractive teeth contribute to a better quality of life.

Ilford Dental Centre provides a full range of dental services; such as orthodontics, oral surgery, braces, sedation, cosmetics and periodontology (gum treatment).
Ilford Dental Centre (IDC) exists to provide a first class service to our patients; rivalling any other in Essex and London.

Employer

Ilford Dental Centre

Address

39

Cranbrook Road

Ilford

IG1 4PA

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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

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
  • Functional Skills if required

You will complete on and off the job training whilst you are 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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