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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 BEDFORD & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

Wyke Dental 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: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,504.56 to £18,772.00

    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 9.00am – 7.00pm Tuesday 8.30am – 5.30pm Wednesday 8.30am – 5.30pm Thursday 8.30am – 5.30pm Friday 9.00am – 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000079249

  • 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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Wyke Dental Practice is dedicated to providing all our patients with the best possible dental care. We offer both comprehensive NHS treatments as well as private dental care options. We are dedicated to providing the best possible dentistry, our practice has been equipped with your care in mind so you can rest assured your visits to us will be comfortable and relaxed.

Employer

BEDFORD & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

Address

502 Huddersfield Road

Wyke

Bradford

BD12 8AD

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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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