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Dental Nurse Apprentice Chatsworth House

Are you a people person? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Chatsworth House Dental Clinic, a Dental Practice based in Harrogate, are looking for a confident and hardworking individual to join their friendly team. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £177.97

    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

    Mon 9:00 – 17:00 Tue 8:00 – 17:00 Wed 8:00 – 17:00 Thur 8:00 – 16:00 Fri 8:00 – 16:00

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001815065

  • Positions

    2 available

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. 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 development 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

  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Good time mangagement
  • Good interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

The candidate must be organised, with good communication skills, be computer literate, keen to learn, be of smart and professional appearance at all times and have a positive attitude.

 

Desired qualifications

GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above.

Future prospects

Potential for future employment on completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills. Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview. Please expect to receive a call from us within 5 working days. Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed. 

Please be aware that as Northern Skills Group provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £6.45 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.70 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).


About the employer

Mixed NHS and Private dental practice

Employer

Chatsworth House

Address

85

Kings Road

Harrogate

HG1 5HP

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Training

Training provider

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group

Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing

Technical Certificate

Day release class

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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