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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 Copley Dental Care

Copley Dental Care are looking to recruit a highly motivated Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team! If you are a highly motivated individual who would like to develop a career in dental, then apply now!

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 - Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000093137

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will assist the Practice Manager in the Surgery.

Here are just some jobs that you will you be asked to do regularly on a day-day basis:

  • To welcome patients/clients and visitors in a friendly and supportive manner
  • To communicate effectively with clinicians to provide high quality, patient focused care
  • To communicate appropriately and sensitively with patients who may be fearful, vulnerable, have sensitive concerns, are aggressive or have special needs
  • To prepare and maintain the dental surgery to enable the delivery of patient treatment
  • To provide chairside assistance to the senior dentists
  • To provide and receive patient information which is complex and sensitive ensuring patient confidentiality is not compromised

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

This course is delivered using a blended delivery model, an apprentice will spend 2 days per month at Bradford College undertaking classroom based learning in addition to regular workplace assessments.

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be awarded the following:

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired

Things to consider

Make sure you are able to get to and from the employer easily on a daily basis.

About the employer

Copley Dental Care are based in Halifax, West Yorkshire and provide NHS Dental treatments. They ensure that all patients are looked after and provided with the best dental care.

Employer

Copley Dental Care

Address

Wakefield Road

Copley

Halifax

HX3 0UA

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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