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Apprentice Dental Nurse Hemper Lane Dental Practice

A role to join this renowned Dental Practice covering a diverse range of treatments and services. You will greet patients, provide chair side support to the dentist and carry out general patient record administration. The successful candidate must demonstrate high levels of professional presentation with a personable and confident attitude.

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Closing date: 13 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,750.00

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 8.45am-5.30pm 45 mins lunch 37.5 Hours

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000097643

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Practice Manager:

  • Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Greeting patients
  • Chair side assistance to the dentist during restorative and surgical procedures.
  • Record patient’s clinical notes in computer.
  • Clean and prepare surgery between patients.
  • Clean used instruments after patients.

Additionally you will be expected to act as receptionist when necessary with routine clerical tasks: handling payments, booking appointments, answering phone.

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

Attend Sheffield College – City Campus within the duration of the apprenticeship to study:

Dental anatomy, Oral diseases, medical emergencies, dental radiography and sterilisation. You will learn about oral health promotion and preventative dentistry techniques. Some units will focus on patient care and management and you will cover legal and ethical issues.

Apprentice Standard Dental Nurse (Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing)

On completion, the apprentice must register with the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse

Includes End Point Assessment

College attendance 1 day per week at College over 18 months, one-to-one training in the workplace and assessor visits every 6 weeks

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sustained employment with registration to the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Double Science (Grade A-C (9-4)) Essential

About the employer

Hemper Lane Dental Practice is the provider of various dental surgeries within the Sheffield Area. They have NHS and Private patients.

Employer

Hemper Lane Dental Practice

Address

58 HEMPER LANE

SHEFFIELD

S8 7FD

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD COLLEGE, THE

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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