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Dental Nurse Apprentice Newcastle Dental Centre

Newcastle Dental Centre (South Shields based) are a dental practice looking for a hardworking individual to join their team as an apprentice Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will gain a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.

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Closing date: 12 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

    37.5 Hours per week South Shields site Monday – Thursday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm 2.00 pm – 5.30 pm Friday 9.00 am – 4.30 pm South Shields Site

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065137

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Newcastle Dental Care @ South Shields/Newcastle Dental Care are looking for an ambitious dental nurse to join our friendly long-established practice.

 

Apprentice Dental Nurse 

Fantastic opportunity for progression post qualification; TCO, Photography, impression taking, radiography, OHE

Full Time

Permanent

With some additional Saturdays when needed: On rota

Must be able to work as part of our amazing team.

We are a mixed dental practice carrying out daily smile make overs as well as general NHS dentistry. We are currently undergoing a huge redesign.

 

Key Tasks

·         Chair side assistance during dental surgery procedures including aspiration, mixing of dental materials and monitoring of patients

·         Preparation of dental surgeries and instruments

·         Decontaminating clinical areas and sterilising dental instruments

·         General cleaning and maintaining of the surgeries and practice

·         Maintain patient and staff confidentiality

·         Ensure patient’s records are accurate and that they are regularly updated as patients visit the practice

·         Comply with all relevant legislation especially in respect to GDC

·         Reception and admin duties when required

·         Maintain smart uniformed appearance and appropriate personal hygiene

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

  • Day Release at Middlesbrough College
  • On the job training
  • Level 3 Qualification in Dental Nursing 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Newcastle Dental Care @ South Shields/Newcastle Dental Care are looking for an ambitious dental nurse to join our friendly long-established practice. Apprentice Dental Nurse Fantastic opportunity for progression post qualification; TCO, Photography, impression taking, radiography, OHE Full Time Permanent With some additional Saturdays when needed: On rota Must be able to work as part of our amazing team. We are a mixed dental practice carrying out daily smile make overs as well as general NHS dentistry. We are currently undergoing a huge redesign

Employer

Newcastle Dental Centre

Address

2 BELLE VUE CRESCENT

SOUTH SHIELDS

NE33 4RD

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Training

Training provider

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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