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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship The White Bridge Clinic

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start a career in dental nursing. Based in a friendly practice in Kidlington. The role will involve providing chairside support to dental professionals and providing a high level of oral health care to patients.

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

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,990.00

  • Working week

    41 Hours a week, Mon-Fri. Hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 41.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000084874

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship, you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and have a successful career in dental nursing.

Your daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments
  • Proving patients with a high level of 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

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

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear, enhanced DBS. Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to become a Dental Nurse.

About the employer

The White Bridge Clinic, located in Kidlington, Oxfordshire if a fully private dental practice. The practice offers a fully comprehensive array of general dentistry to the local community. The team are looking to expand and bring on a Trainee Dental Nurse whom will be supported by five fully qualified, friendly and approachable nurses. The practice is on great public transport links and is within walking distance of the local railway service.

Employer

The White Bridge Clinic

Address

140 Oxford Road, Kidlington

Oxford

Oxfordshire

OX5 1DZ

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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: 16 Oct 2022