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Dental Nurse Apprentice Avondale Dental Practice

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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

    Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    17 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000045895

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking to recruit a dynamic enthusiast apprentice dental nurse to our expanding practice in Grange Over Sands. We can offer you furthering training opportunities to expand your knowledge and skill set whilst being part of a team that knows how to work well together.

The duties within this role include:

* Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures
* Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery,
* Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions

You'll be given dedicated time out of surgery for your online sessions, course work and revision. Your main responsibilities will include working in surgery, decon and some desk duties as well.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

* Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
* Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English
* Safeguarding
* First Aid
* Preparation for the end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the Level 3 qualification, you will be an experienced and qualified dental nurse, and as such you can continue building up skills that will always be in demand. Career breaks and part time working are often possible. You could then progress to acquire specialist qualifications in areas such as sedation, dental radiography and oral health education.

You may take on more responsibilities as a trainer for other dental nurses or move into a management role within your dental practice, or decided to apply for a course to qualify as a dental hygienist or therapist.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Good Time Keeping, Motivated

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact the company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

We pride ourselves on our being an independent practice that offers high quality care with our dedicated team. We treat patients both requiring NHS and private needs.

Employer

Avondale Dental Practice

Address

KENTS BANK ROAD

GRANGE OVER SANDS

LA11 7EY

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Lauren Reddaway

Lauren.Reddaway@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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