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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship D C O Dental

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse you will come into close contact with patients of all ages so good communication and a friendly manner are essential.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001725041

  • Positions

    2 available

As an apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

You daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients
  • Patient Care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising Instruments
  • Updating Patient Records
  • Maintaining Equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your apprenticeship you will development the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
  • Hard working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable. If you do not have these grades, you will be required to complete Functional Skills.

Future prospects

Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.

Things to consider

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away.

For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.


About the employer

DCO Dental Group was founded in 2009, and now spans across 3 sites Sale (M33), Timperley (WA15) and Brooklands (M33). Combined, we have 10 surgeries – 5 at Sale, 3 at Timperley and 2 at Brooklands.We aim to provide a relaxed and friendly environment, and take great pride in the quality of both clinical care and our customer service. We are committed to providing a continuous high standard of both NHS and Private care for our patients.At DCO, we believe that an educational and preventative approach is better - and it is our aim to educate and assist patients in their long term oral health routines to prevent dental disease rather than having to treat it.

Employer

D C O Dental

Address

1

Hope Road

Sale

M33 3AB

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Joanne Wilson 07880193254 jwilson@aspirationtraining.com

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Oct 2021