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Seahaven Dental Practice Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 ALFA DENTAL LTD

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start a career in dental nursing. Based in a friendly practice in Newhaven. The role will involve providing chairside support to dental professionals and providing a high level of oral health care to patients, working with our nursing team.

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

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    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 - hours to be determined

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000126075

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and have a successful career in dental nursing.

Your daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments
  • Proving patients with a high level of 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

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
  • We utilise a Virtual Reality Headset as a training tool

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear, enhanced DBS.

About the employer

Seahaven Dental Practice provides general dentistry and treatment under sedation, preventive treatments, prosthetics (dentures) and cosmetic dentistry to both NHS and private patients and we would like to offer the opportunity to work and train with our nursing team.  

Employer

ALFA DENTAL LTD

Address

Seahaven Dental Practice, 2d Meeching Road

NEWHAVEN

BN9 9QX

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Feb 2023