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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Freedom Cheadle Hulme

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 are essential.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Wage will start at National Minimum wage for relevant age.

    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

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

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000082427

  • 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 development 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, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) 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. 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. working hours are full time Monday - Friday- Wage is NMW for age starting at £4.62 for 16 year olds

About the employer

As well as being completely patient focused and highly skilled, the team at Freedom Dental offer the expertise and choice our patients are looking for to maintain good oral health or to create the smile of their dreams.Our location is convenient and easy to reach and the dental practice provides private car parking for patients, is close to bus stops and is only a short walk from Cheadle Hulme train station. (A5149, Station Road, close to Stockport on the outskirts of Manchester)

Employer

Freedom Cheadle Hulme

Address

105 Station Road

Cheadle Hulme

Greater Manchester

SK8 7BG

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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: 02 Jan 2023