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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 AZAM AND ASSOCIATES HEALTHCARE LTD

Azam & Associates are looking to recruit a highly motivated Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team! If you are an enthusiastic individual who would like to develop a career in Dental then this will be the ideal position for you!

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 - Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000078857

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Successful candidates will provide clinical support to dentists, hygienists and patients. You will also assist the reception staff in any clerical duties and perform any other tasks as reasonably requested by the principal.

Other duties include:

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practices health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients in a friendly, caring, helpful, courteous and professional manner
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed and being responsible for recording patient information on the practice database
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted

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?

A great opportunity to secure long term employment with an employer who has a wonderful vision and admirable values in conjunction with continuing with your professional development. There are also a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education


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, Logical, Team working, 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

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.

About the employer

Azam & Associates offer a full range of treatments and have many years experience providing care to the local community, the practice is based right in the heart of Halifax town centre itself.

Employer

AZAM AND ASSOCIATES HEALTHCARE LTD

Address

32 PRESCOTT STREET

HALIFAX

HX1 2QW

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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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