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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship RENOVO DENTAL LIMITED

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Chatburn. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,621.44

  • Working week

    Working week to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000086293

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The duties within this role include:

* Assist the dentist/therapist/hygienist during all clinical procedures.

* Carry out and be responsible for all Health and Safety and Cross Infection policies and procedures within the dental surgery.

* Assist the dentist during all clinical procedures in the surgery which will include fillings, root canal treatment, bridge crown and denture preparation and extractions.

* Assessments, this may also include minor oral surgery.

* Assist the hygienist with scale and polish and oral health promotion plus charting and periodontal assessments.

* Record and store notes, charting, medical history and radiographs on either paper based or computerised systems.

* Reception duties which include answering the telephone, greeting patients, making appointments and recording them correctly on the system.

* Disposing of all waste correctly, including clinical, sharps, specialist, amalgam, and normal domestic.

* Assisting with the preparation of the patient and equipment during the taking of x-rays and processing and storing all images.

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

* Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.

* Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English.

* Safeguarding.

* First Aid.

* Preparation for the end point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful candidate will work towards achieving a level 3 qualification in dental nursing with experience in a busy dental practice.

 

Upon completion of the Level 3 qualification, you will be an experienced and qualified dental nurse, and as such you can continue building up skills that will always be in demand. Career breaks and part time working are often possible. You could then progress to acquire specialist qualifications in areas such as sedation, dental radiography and oral health education.

 

You may take on more responsibilities as a trainer for other dental nurses or move into a management role within your dental practice, or decide to apply for a course to qualify as a dental hygienist or therapist.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Welcome to Renovo Dental ? offering private dentistry in Ribble Valley Renovo Dental is a state-of-the-art private dental clinic located in the heart of the Ribble Valley specialising in aesthetic, implant and restorative dentistry. We have purposefully created a calm and relaxing environment that takes away the anxiety of visiting the dentist. We specialise in pain-free dentistry and use high quality, safe and non-toxic materials for fillings, crowns, dental implants and other tooth restorations.

Employer

RENOVO DENTAL LIMITED

Address

PENDLE HOUSE

CLITHEROE ROAD

CHATBURN

BB7 4JY

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

lauren Reddaway

Lauren.reddaway@t2000.co.uk

0125454659

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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