This vacancy is for an Apprentice Dental Nurse based in Accrington . As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you will help the dentist in performing any type of dental care treatment and processes.
Closing date: 24 Feb 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37
Possible start date
06 Mar 2023
13 Jan 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The duties within this role include:
- Welcoming patients to the surgery
- Aiding the allocated dentist in running the surgery
- Sterilisation and decontamination of all instruments in line with the HTM01-05
- Ensuring that all relevant materials and supplies are in place
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
- Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English
- First Aid
- Preparation for the end point assessment
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The successful candidate will work towards achieving a level 3 qualification in dental nursing with experience in a busy dental practice.
Upon completion of the level 3 qualification, you will be an experienced and qualified dental nurse, and as such, you can continue building up skills that will always be in demand. Career breaks and part time working are often possible. You could then progress to acquire specialist qualifications in areas such as sedation, dental radiography and oral health education.
You may take on more responsibilities as a trainer for other dental nurses or move into a management role within your dental practice or decide to apply for a course to qualify as a dental hygienist or therapist.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
Baxenden Dental Practice
TRAINING 2000 LIMITED
Dental nurse (integrated)
Level 3 (A level)
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