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Dental Nursing Apprentice 1A Dental Practice

1A Dental Practice are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as an Apprentice Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.

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Closing date: 21 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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

    9.00am - 5.30pm Monday - Thursday and 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday. Details to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000088894

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Will receive training in the following:

  • Assisting the dentists and hygienist with clinical procedures
  • Sterilisation and performing cross infection control after each patient
  • Will learn reception skills and clerical duties
  • Will learn how to operate R4 clinical software
  • Ensure that the dental surgery operates efficiently with stock control
  • Training in medical emergencies and CPR
  • Setting up and preparing the dental surgery for clinical sessions

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

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College
  • On and off-the-job training
  • Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship
  • A level 3 qualification which has been approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, 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 Surgery based in South Shields. Our friendly local practice offers a wide range of dental services and our clinicians have a wealth of experience enabling them to provide advice and treatment on all aspects of dental care.

Employer

1A Dental Practice

Address

74 Fowler Street

South Shields

NE33 1PD

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Training

Training provider

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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