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Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Deu Dental Care- Headingley

Deu Dental Care are looking to recruit a highly motivated and determined apprentice to join their team of professionals as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001731815

  • Positions

    1 available

Deu Dental Care, a small practice on the outskirts of Headingley, are looking to take on an Apprentice Dental Nurse. If you are eager to learn and have an interest in Dental Nursing then this could be the position for you! 

Some of the jobs listed below will be part of your day to day activity:

  • Prepare the necessary materials and instruments
  • Provide clinical assistance to the dentists and hygienist while treating the patient, under his/her supervision
  • Take all reasonable methods to ensure patient comfort
  • Continually interpret the needs of the patients and dentists or hygienist, and deal with them promptly and efficiently
  • Building relationships with patients
  • Managing patient appointments
  • Making sure all equipment is Sterilised and ready before procedures and treatments
  • Processing lab requests/ X-Rays
  • Calculating Treatment Costs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent customer service skills are vital in providing a high standard of care to all patients
  • interactions during the normal working day with other staff members, patients and healthcare professionals
  • Willingness to learn new skills and behaviours
  • Good written skills
  • IT literate 

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality
  • A strong work ethic
  • A friendly, approachable personality
  • A positive attitude to learning and developing new skills is a must

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) Including English and maths (or the equivalent). 

Future prospects

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as a Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.


About the employer

At Deu Dental Care in Headingley, their practice ethos is to provide high quality dentistry in a caring environment so the patient enjoys the dental visit. Their dentists provide stunning cosmetic dental treatments, including porcelain veneers, crowns, white fillings and teeth whitening to create the perfect smile makeovers.

Employer

Deu Dental Care- Headingley

Address

10

Otley Road

Leeds

LS6 2AD

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services

Contact

Tom Hughes 01274 7286316 t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

  • Dental Nurse Standard Level 3
  • Functional skills if required

Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.  

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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