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Apprentice Dental Nurse Almondsbury Dental Practice

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: 07 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, between 30-40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001731459

  • 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:

  • Always greet and care for all patients in a polite and courteous manner
  • 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

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate must be reliable, organised, computer literate and keen to learn
  • 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
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude
  • Experience is not necessary, however, we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals

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.

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

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).


About the employer

Almondsbury and Yate Dental Practices are part of the same group, all committed to providing the best quality dental care at a price that you and your family can afford – whether you choose to be treated through the NHS or privately.

We focus on prevention and work to help you keep your teeth and gums healthy for life.

Not many people can honestly say they enjoy going to the dentists, but we certainly aim to make your time with us a positive experience. We pride ourselves on having modern facilities, using the latest technology and employing friendly professional staff to put you at ease, allay any fears and help you feel confident that you are in excellent hands.

We cater for everyone and offer a wide variety of NHS and private treatments to suit your needs.

Employer

Almondsbury Dental Practice

Address

37

Lower Court Road

Bristol

BS32 4DX

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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

Dental nurse Level 3 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, being 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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