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Apprentice Dental Nurse MICHAEL FAHAMI LTD

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 with an emphasis on preventative treatment and options for all. We would love you to join us as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 28 May 2022

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

    Flexibility may be required as you progress. Shifts to be confirmed, (minimum of 30 hours, possibly up to 40 hours a week).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 May 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821518

  • Positions

    1 available

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:

  • 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 chairside 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

The successful candidate must be:

  • Reliable and organised
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be computer literate and keen to learn

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
  • Experience is not necessary however we are looking for ambitious, hard-working and committed individuals
  • You must be of a smart and professional appearance at all times, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

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.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Peach Dental Care has been an established dental practice in the heart of Wokingham for many years. We aspire to consistently provide our patients with the highest quality dentistry.

Prevention is at the heart of everything we do at Peach Dental Care. We want to help people keep their teeth for life.

Our friendly expert dental team will put anyone at ease in our pleasant surroundings and utilise the latest techniques and materials to provide our patients with the highest standard of care. We ensure to keep visits comfortable, relaxing and pain free.

At Peach Dental Care, we are able to provide a wide range of dental treatments under one roof. From NHS dental treatment to the best in private care.

Employer

MICHAEL FAHAMI LTD

Address

38

Market Place

Wokingham

RG40 1AT

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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

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard.

The Dental Nurse apprenticeship offers a genuine job in a dental practice with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It will develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours of your apprentice to operate competently in all aspects of clinical responsibilities.

It will also provide them with the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a Dental Nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC).

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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