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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship - Ilkley Acorn Dental centre

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse you will come into close contact with patients of all ages so good communication and a friendly manner is essential.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,000.00

  • Working week

    40 Hours a week, Mon-Fri Hours to be confirmed on interview

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000076639

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to remain calm under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.
Your daily activities could include:-
Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients
Patient Care
Setting up and cleaning surgery
Sterilising Instruments
Updating Patient Records
Maintaining Equipment
Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
Adhering to practice policies and procedures
During your apprenticeship you will develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

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

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes: Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) End-Point Assessment (EPA) On the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B and Covid Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS. Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to be a Dental Nurse. Pay is £8.91 for ages 18+ and tbd at interview. Working hours are Monday 08.30am - 07.00pm ,Tuesday to Friday 08.30am - 05.30pm

About the employer

We are a long-established dental care centre in the beautiful town of Ilkley, West Yorkshire that has the respect and trust of the hundreds of local families we have been treating for generations. Our investment in a programme of prevention and education has resulted in improved, lifelong dental health of our patients. Our strong ethos of minimally-invasive dental care maintains your natural teeth for longer

Employer

Acorn Dental centre

Address

64 The Grove

Ilkley

West Yorkshire

LS29 9PA

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with Aspiration Training Limited and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Oct 2022