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Apprentice Dental Nurse Allestree Dental Practice

Allestree Dental Practice is a private practice in Derby looking to recruit a friendly and approachable Apprentice Dental Nurse, where you will gain a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified dental nurse. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry then this could be the role for you.

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Closing date: 03 Jan 2023

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

    Monday - Friday 8.15am - 12.15pm and 1.30pm - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100461

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Duties within the role include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist / hygienist in a private 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-

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Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to the above link for more information.

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, Customer care skills, Patience, Friendly and approachable, Willing to learn, Work under pressure, Confident

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Skills required: • Effective teamwork and communication using a range of skills. • Ability to work independently and take responsibility for initiating and completing tasks • An understanding of impact of their work on others. • Ability to adapt to change. · Commitment to ensure patients receives the best possible service. · To have an interest in the Medical / Healthcare environment.

About the employer

Allestree Dental Practice is a caring modern family private practice located in a suburb of Derby, and has been providing high quality dentistry with outstanding continuity of care and service to the local community since 1971.

Employer

Allestree Dental Practice

Address

PARK FARM DRIVE

ALLESTREE

DERBY

DE22 2RP

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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