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Apprenticeship Dental Nurse DR AJAY VERMA VENAY VERMA

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates that are looking to gain a professional qualification and pursue a career. You will receive the necessary training and be provided with a high level of support and resources to ensure realistic, achievable and enjoyable learning takes place in order to complete your qualification.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

    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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday 9am to 1pm (rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000058956

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you will be assisting the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to be organised and work well under pressure as well as having a caring nature to be able to support patients.  You will be supported by your work placement and your training provider to ensure you receive ongoing support and training to  develop the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and begin your professional career path. 

Job role includes:

  • Assisting the dentist during treatments
  • Patient care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient record
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments for various treatments
  • Mixing materials 

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

Advanced Level 3 (A Level) Extended Diploma In Dental Nursing

Your training will be carried out within the dental setting where you will become familiar with the day to day running of a dental surgery.

You will also be required to attend weekly tutorial sessions with your training provider, face to face and virtual, where you will be supported on the theory part of the qualification.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your apprenticeship you may then wish to continue your career path and complete post graduate qualification such as Radiography, Oral Health Education or Orthodontic Nursing. 

We will support you with finding a suitable path for you once you have qualified. 
 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

For dental nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS. There are other locations for dental practices around this area with this employer. Get in touch if this location is not suitable.

About the employer

Downing Dental is a wonderful cosmetic dental surgery based in Knowle offering General and Cosmetic dental treatment. From teeth straightening to dental implants. Downing Dental is an excellent company to work for as they take time and offer support to their employees fully and offer excellent career progression.

Employer

DR AJAY VERMA VENAY VERMA

Address

1 DOWNING CLOSE

KNOWLE

SOLIHULL

B93 0QA

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Training

Training provider

DENTAL PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LTD.

Contact

Leanne Bell

leanne.education4dental@gmail.com

07940910998

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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