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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 Precious Dental Care

A fantastic opportunity at Precious Dental Care, who are looking to recruit a highly motivated Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their team. If you are an enthusiastic individual who would like to develop a career in Dental Nursing then apply now.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,630.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000093564

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You may also help with reception work - making appointments, taking payments, dealing with paperwork and meeting and reassuring patients.

Your tasks will include:

  • Providing chair side assistance to the dentist 
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients 
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment 
  • Sterilisation of instruments 
  • Mixing materials 
  • Charting on the computer 
  • Complying with strict cross infection procedures 
  • Developing digital x-rays 
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery 
  • Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks

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 a 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

Please make sure you can get to and from the employer easily

About the employer

Precious Dental Care is a family dental practice conveniently located in Roundhay, North Leeds. The practice is proud to be able to provide NHS and amp, Private dental care to the local community and is a member of the British Dental Association Good Practice Scheme.

Employer

Precious Dental Care

Address

20 GLEDHOW AVENUE

LEEDS

LS8 1NU

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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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