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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 HEATON DENTAL CARE LIMITED

Heaton Dental Care are looking to take on a confident individual to become part of their hard-working team in Bradford. If you have got a passion and enthusiasm for Dental Nursing, this could be the position for you!

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Closing date: 26 Aug 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 to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066229

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Heaton Dental Care aim to provide excellent dental health care in a friendly and sympathetic environment. They are passionate about what they do and to deliver this care with first class, five-star service!

Some of the jobs listed below will be part of your day to day activity:

  • Provide chair-side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • To communicate effectively with clinicians to provide high quality, patient focused care
  • To provide and receive patient information which is complex and sensitive ensuring patient confidentiality is not compromised
  • To work on reception and provide a high level of customer service to customers

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

This course is delivered using a blended delivery model, an apprentice will spend 2 days per month at Bradford College undertaking classroom based learning in addition to regular workplace assessments.

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be awarded the following:

• Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
• Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired

Things to consider

Make sure you can get to and from the employer easily each day.

About the employer

Heaton Dental Care – this family dental practice was started in 1957, since then the practice has continued to evolve adopting new practices and technologies to provide the best possible care for our patients. Our preventive philosophy encourages patients to take an active interest in their dental health with emphasis on good oral hygiene, dietary advice and regular attendance.

Employer

HEATON DENTAL CARE LIMITED

Address

206 TOLLER LANE

BRADFORD

BD9 5BU

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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