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Apprentice Dental Nurse Aveley Dental Practice

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Dental Nurse Apprentice to join a friendly, well-established Dental Practice. Working closely with a well-established team, the successful candidate will develop the basic skills to begin their career as a Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 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) Between 30 to 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001829686

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Dental Nurse Apprentice to join a friendly, well-established Dental Practice. Working closely with a well-established team, the successful candidate will develop the basic skills to begin their career as a Dental Nurse.

The roles and responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • To carry out high-quality dental nursing to assist each dentist and hygienist in all their dental procedures, in a safe and effective manner
  • To ensure that all cross- infection procedures are carried out in all the work undertaken by the practice and to immediately report any breach of such controls or any example of bad practice
  • To assist with reception or any clerical duties as required
  • Assisting the dentists and hygienists with dental procedures
  • Sterilising and performing cross-infection controls after each patient
  • Setting- up and preparing the surgery before the start of each clinical session
  • Ensure that the dental surgery operates efficiently, is fully stocked and equipped, and that the operating environment for the dentist is as efficient as possible
  • Help provide a comfortable, attractive, clean and uncluttered environment for the patients
  • Maintain correct uniform and a professional manner and appearance
  • Deal competently and safely with hazardous or toxic waste or materials
  • Be flexible with hours of work in the case of a dental emergency
  • Greet patients at the door and escort to and from the surgery
  • Make appointments for patients in person or by telephone for the dentist and hygienist

These are only some of the duties, others will also be given.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate must be reliable
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Flexible
  • Well presented
  • Able to use own common sense and initiative
  • Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent qualifications) 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 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

The philosophy of The Aveley Dental Practice in Essex is to provide our patients with the most
advanced techniques in dentistry, combined with a highly friendly and skilled team, givng you, the patient, the highest level of care.

Our Essex dentist team regularly attends training in all aspects of clinical dentistry.

We aim to continuously improve our dental knowledge and experienceto ensure all our patients receive the best possible treatment.

We love treating nervous patients, so any anxiety or worry is not worth keeping in.

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Employer

Aveley Dental Practice

Address

116

High Street

South Ockendon

RM15 4BX

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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

Maryam Hussain 01708776050 MaryamH@harrietellis.com

The Dental Nurse Apprenticeship standard level 3 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 & Safety

You will complete on and off the job training whilst being fully supported throughout, progressing to gateway and end point assessment.

Have a look at our website for more details: harrietellis.com

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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