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Apprentice Dental Nurse Northern Smiles

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: 19 Feb 2022

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

    20 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001764251

  • Positions

    1 available

Vacancy Description

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:

  • Always greet and care for all patients in a polite and courteous manner
  • 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

  • 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 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

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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).


About the employer

We deliver cosmetic and family dental care from two locations in the North East of England. Both are stare of the art, modern dental practices. One is located in the centre of Crook and the other from the centre of Haltwhistle, Northumberland. We pride ourselves on providing treatment that is tailored to each patient according to their specific needs and wants, in a relaxed and friendly manner.

We believe that our patient care journey is unrivalled as we believe in going that extra mile to ensure that our patients are well catered for and fears they may have on visiting the dentist are alleviated. Our team at Northern Smiles includes a multi-faceted skilled set of individuals that have undergone and continue to undergo further training to ensure we provide the latest treatments, delivered using the latest techniques in modern technology.

Employer

Northern Smiles

Address

1

Mill Street

Crook

DL15 9BE

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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

Katie Cottee 01708 776050 KatieC@harrietellis.com

Dental nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship

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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