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Dental Nurse Apprentice MAIN STREET DENTAL LTD

A dental practice based in Frodsham are looking for a hardworking, outgoing and motivated person to join their team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to kick start their career as a Dental Nurse. Full training will be provided.

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Closing date: 06 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,504.56

    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 – Wednesday, 8:30am – 5:30pm, Thursday, 12:00pm – 7:30pm and Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065472

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting the dentists with suction, retraction, manipulation of air and water syringes, passing instruments and mixing/passing materials
  • Ensuring all lab work is checked and available prior to patient’s arrival
  • Developing and filing x-rays
  • Cleaning and sterilising instruments
  • Greeting and caring for patients
  • Maintaining a clean environment during surgery
  • Carrying out reception and administration tasks

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

The successful candidate will be working towards a Dental Nursing Level 3 qualification with The Learning Foundry. You will be visited monthly by your dedicated Dental Nurse Tutor, attend a series of online tutorial sessions and may also be required to attend face to face sessions at our Liverpool City Centre based campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of permanent employment but this will depend on the individual. This opportunity will provide the right person with excellent knowledge, skills, and behaviours for future employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the industry, the successful candidate will need to complete a DBS check before they can be offered a start date with the business. Due to the nature of the industry and job role exposure, the successful candidate will be required to have all relevant Hepatitis B injections.

About the employer

Main Street Dental in Frodsham, Cheshire, a quality professional practice, dedicated to comprehensive family oral care and first class cosmetic dentistry. Our warm and caring atmosphere will put you at your ease on your journey to a healthy smile for life. We have a highly trained team of clinicians and support staff to help you maintain your mouth. MainStreetDental, Frodsham, offers a full range of cosmetic dental services and advise on oral care to keep your teeth and gums healthy. We have an award winning team of Dental Hygienists who also accept referrals from other practices or can see you directly. We are a private practice, however we do have a small NHS children contract.

Employer

MAIN STREET DENTAL LTD

Address

69A MAIN STREET

FRODSHAM

WA6 7DF

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Training

Training provider

THE LEARNING FOUNDRY LIMITED

Contact

Jacob Evans

jacob.evans@thelearningfoundry.co.uk

0300 123 8088

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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