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Apprentice Dental Nurse Orchard House 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: 11 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

    You will be employed 30-40 hours a 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

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001737066

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy Description

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 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 chair side 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 reliable, organised, with good communication skills, computer literate, and keen to learn
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Personal qualities

  • 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
  • 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 whom 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
  • https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Orchard House Dental Practice was first established in the 1960's and has been run by Colette O'Sullivan since June 1998.

At Orchard House we strive to maintain our welcoming atmosphere and take great pride of our growing reputation within the dental community. We have strived to maintain the welcoming atmosphere of a family orientated practice. There has been a steady increase in regular patients and the practice has a growing reputation that has been recognised within the Kent dental community.

Employer

Orchard House Dental Practice

Address

6

Kings Road

Ashford

TN27 9QU

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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.

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 needed

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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