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Dental Nursing Apprentice ALMA DENTAL LTD

Alma Dental are seeking a hardworking, enthusiastic dental nurse apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate will gain a Level 3 Dental Nursing apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 07 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,817.21

    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 8.45AM – 1.00PM 2.00PM – 7.00PM TUESDAY 8.45AM – 12.30PM 1.30PM – 5.15PM WEDNESDAY 8.45AM – 12.30PM 1.30PM – 5.15PM THURSDAY 8.45AM – 12.30PM 1.30PM – 5.15PM FRIDAY 8.45AM – 12.30PM 1.30PM – 5.15PM

    Total hours per week: 39.25

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000084942

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Be familiar and comply with all health and safety rules and guidance, including PPE, COSHH, mercury handling, infection control, waste disposal etc
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Order new stock supplies as necessary
  • Ensure computer records are accurately maintained
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Attend and participate in practice meetings
  • Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of receptionist as required)
  • Undergo training as may be required to develop skills and abilities
  • Attend refresher and update training for medical emergencies and CPR
  • Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct

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

  • On and off the job training
  • Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship
  • Day release at College 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Dental practice based in North Shields. Mixture of patients creating this a lively and friendly dental surgery.

Employer

ALMA DENTAL LTD

Address

3 ALMA PLACE

NORTH SHIELDS

NE29 0LZ

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Training

Training provider

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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