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Dental Nurse Apprentice Holly Tree House Dental Practice

Holly Tree House Dental Practice is looking for a friendly and caring trainee dental nurse to join their practice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that is passionate about pursuing a career as a Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 03 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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, 9.00am - 5.30pm. Shifts to be allocated between these times.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000098361

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this role as apprentice dental nurse you will gain exposure to multitude of treatments and develop a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental nurse.

Duties within the role include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist / hygienist in a busy dental practice
  • To ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times in surgery.
  • To be professional at all times
  • To ensure you have good communication at all times
  • To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times
  • To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues
  • To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort
  • To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices
  • To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use
  • To cover duties of such other members of staff as required
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice
  • Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty

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

  • Dental Nurse Standard Level 3 Functional Skills if required https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/dental-nurse-v1-1
  • Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information
  • Day release fortnightly to take place at Nottingham College City Hub so candidates must be able to travel to this location. The rest of the candidate's training will take place at the employers address

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English/ Maths / Science (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Successful candidates will have a DBS check and will need to have Hepatitis B vaccinations.

About the employer

The Dental Practice is situated in a very accessible location on the A60 Mansfield Road, approximately one mile north of the Nottingham City Centre. They aim to provide the highest possible standard of dental treatment to all patients in a caring, efficient and friendly manner.

Employer

Holly Tree House Dental Practice

Address

334 MANSFIELD ROAD

NOTTINGHAM

NG5 2EF

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Contact

Nottingham College

business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

01159457260

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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