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Dental Nurse Apprentice The West End Manse

West End Manse is a general dental practitioner providing mainly NHS dentistry and some private treatments. The practice has 5 surgeries based in Haverhill town centre. There is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice dental nurse to join their team.

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

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 - Monday to Thursday 07:45-17:15 with an hour break between 1-2pm, Friday 07:45-14:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001763790

  • Positions

    1 available

Main responsibilities:

  • Preparing the surgery ready for the day
  • Assisting the dentist
  • Record keeping
  • Preparing lab work
  • Mixing and preparing materials
  • Cleaning the surgery between patients
  • Assisting with treatment planning
  • Closing the surgery
  • Decontamination room duties
  • Collecting and distributing clean and used instruments
  • Disinfecting, sterilising and pouching instruments
  • Reception duties
  • Welcoming patients
  • Answering patient queries by telephone and face to face
  • Booking and altering appointments
  • Taking payments
  • Maintaining patient records
  • Adhering to patient confidentiality and Covid 19 regulations
  • Working as a vital team member where roles and responsibilities may vary day to day

All training will be given.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication is essential
  • Good computer skill are desirable.
  • Ability to adapt well in different situations.

Personal qualities

  • Hygienic
  • Team player
  • Likes working with the public.

Desired qualifications

  • At least GCSE grade 4/C or above in maths and English, or equivalent

Future prospects

  • The opportunity to take on further responsibilities such as Lead Nurse, Decontamination Lead, CQC Lead, Radiograph qualifications

Things to consider

  • The role will involve bodily fluids and seeing the use of needles for anaesthetics
  • If 18 or over, you will be expected to work 40.25hrs per week instead of 40, your wage will reflect this

About the employer

West End Manse are a general dental practitioner providing mainly NHS dentistry and some private treatments. The practice has 5 surgeries based in Haverhill town centre.

Employer

The West End Manse

Address

Dental Surgery, West End Manse, Withersfield Road

HAVERHILL

CB9 9LA

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Joe Sadler joe.sadlet@wsc.ac.uk

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Oct 2022