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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship The White House Dental Practice

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse you will come into close contact with patients of all ages so good communication and a friendly manner are essential. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and gain a level 3 qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,004.32

    Based on 36 hours per week

    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 to Friday with hours to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105834

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

You daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients
  • Patient care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures
  • During your apprenticeship you will development the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

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

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On-the-job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS. Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to be a Dental Nurse. Working hours are Monday - Friday 8am- 5pm. Wage is apprentice wage and to increase when working independently

About the employer

We are a Hull city centre practice serving the city and the whole of East Yorkshire. We offer both high quality Private and NHS dentistry with an emphasis on Cosmetic dentistry and Preventative Dentistry.

Employer

The White House Dental Practice

Address

74-76 George Street

Hull

East Riding of Yorkshire

HU1 3AB

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with Aspiration Training Limited and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Dec 2022