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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Acorn Villas Dental Surgery

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse, you will come into close contact with patients of all ages, so good communication and a friendly manner are essential.

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

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Closing date: 08 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £356.40

  • Working week

    Working hours are Monday 08.30am - 07.00pm, Tuesday to Friday 08.30am - 05.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001820427

  • Positions

    3 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 remain calm 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

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills

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

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable. If you do not have these grades, you will be required to complete Functional Skills

Future prospects

Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.

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 and Covid vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.

Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to be a Dental Nurse.

Pay is £8.91 for ages 18+ and tbd at interview. 


About the employer

Our vision sets the direction of everything we do, how we work, how we behave and how we care for our patients. In order to continue to provide our patients with high quality standards of care and excellent customer service, it is essential that we all share the same values and attitude. We are passionate about what we do, our patients and our teams and therefore as an organisation we commit to our vision, values and behaviours.

Employer

Acorn Villas Dental Surgery

Address

66

The Grove

Ilkley

LS29 9PA

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Natalie Cox 07879554905 ncox@aspirationtraining.com

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

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: 08 Jun 2022