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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Buttercross Dental

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse you will come into close contact with patients of all ages so good communication and a friendly manner are essential.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 09 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £262.40

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001738305

  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice Dental Nurse, you well be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

You daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients
  • Patient care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your apprenticeship you will develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
  • Hard working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable. If you do not have these grades, you will be required to complete Functional Skills.

Future prospects

Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.

Things to consider

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away.

For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.

Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to be a Dental Nurse.


About the employer

Buttercross Dental was established in Witney in 2012. We were fortunate to acquire this prime location in the heart of Witney which is close to all major amenities such as major bus routes, shopping and schools.Prior to the opening of the practice, the location was occupied by a TV repair shop. The premise was then fully refurbished with patient care and comfort in mind. 3 surgeries were initially built on the ground floor with wheelchair access a priority.

In 2014 subsequent surgeries have been built on the first floor to support our ever expanding patient growth. Each surgery is fully fitted with the latest digital technology and equipment.The practice was started with just 2 employees and we are happy to say that due to our popularity, that we have now welcomed 15 new team members, each one making the Buttercross a welcoming and professional environment.

Employer

Buttercross Dental

Address

17a

Corn Street

Witney

OX28 6DB

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Joanne Wilson 07880193254 jwilson@aspirationtraining.com

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Nov 2021