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Apprentice Dental Nurse Dental Surgery

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: 03 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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 between 30-40 hours a week. Flexibility may be required as you progress, shift to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001795364

  • 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 exhaustive 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

  • 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

  • GCSE, or equivalent, maths and English Grade 4/C and above

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.

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 have been welcoming the community of Wembley for over 25 years, offering a wide variety of high-quality dental care.  We pride ourselves on being a friendly, welcoming team. We aim to produce the highest standards of care to all our patients. Your dental health is of the utmost importance to us. We will offer you a regular dental check-up to help maintain healthy teeth and gums. We also check for any signs or abnormalities in the mouth (e.g. oral cancer).

We believe in prevention, rather than cure and will give you advice on all aspects of oral hygiene and preventative.

Employer

Dental Surgery

Address

102

Ealing Road

Wembley

HA0 4TH

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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 +441708776050 katiec@harrietellis.com

Dental nurse Level 3

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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