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Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Dentistry for you

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care, so you need show empathy, be able to put people at ease and able to work under pressure and reliable as a team player. Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing.

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

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £137.60

    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 to Friday. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001745284

  • Positions

    2 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

  • Communication skills
  • Organised

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
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Efficient

Desired qualifications

  • Mathematics and English GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent

Future prospects

Possibility to become a full-time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

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.


About the employer

Leigh Primary Care are looking to recruit an Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team of qualified and experienced dentists. We provide a comprehensive dentist service to families across the South Essex area encouraging preventative dental care. Our dental practice is within a partnership of the Harunani & Co. Group of Dental Surgeries Dentistry for You and was established in 1986 to provide dental services to the community.

Employer

Dentistry for you

Address

286-288

Leigh Road

Leigh-On-Sea

SS9 1BW

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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 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Mathematics and English Functional Skills if required

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: 26 Oct 2021