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Apprentice Dental Nurse Dental Surgery

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: 25 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

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

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001730427

  • Positions

    1 available

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.

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 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/have:

  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Calm, confident and reassuring manner
  • 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
  • Reliable
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform
  • Positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent, maths and English Grade C/4 and above

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

We provide a full range of the latest high-quality dental care available for patients of all ages, in a modern, welcoming surgery, with state-of-the-art technology such as CEREC same-day restorations.

Our friendly and professional team provide gentle and skilled treatments, including Enlighten teeth whitening, Invisalign and dental implants. We also offer facial aesthetic treatments, such as Azzalure, to lift your look and give your gorgeous smile an equally beautiful frame.

We welcome patients of all ages, either privately, with Denplan or on the NHS.

Employer

Dental Surgery

Address

52

London Road

Canterbury

CT2 8LF

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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).

You will gain:

  • Dental Nurse standard
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Functional skills if needed

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 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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