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Apprentice Dental Nurse Green Tree 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: 12 Nov 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.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001736209

  • 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 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

  • Experience is not necessary however we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals

Personal qualities

  • You will have a calm, confident and reassuring manner
  • The ability to relate well to people, including children and those with special needs
  • You will have a positive and flexible approach to work

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

About the employer

Welcome to Green Tree Dental

Here at Green Tree Dental we are committed to delivering the highest standard of care in a relaxed and friendly environment in our Peterborough and Cambridge practices. 

We take great pride in the quality of our dentistry and in ensuring that we provide an individual service to each patient that visits us.

Our aim is to ensure good dental health for you and your family through preventative dentistry by giving you regular dental advice on how you can take care of your teeth yourself, reducing the need for dental treatment.

To help us deliver the highest quality of dentistry, all of our dentists keep abreast of the most recent developments in dentistry and regularly attend post graduate courses.

Employer

Green Tree Dental Surgery

Address

50

Metcalfe Road

Cambridge

CB4 2DD

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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

What you will study:

  • Cross infection
  • Anatomy
  • Radiography
  • Oral hygiene
  • Orthodontics
  • Restoration
  • Legislation
  • First aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Functional skills if needed

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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