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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 57 Dental Care

57 Dental Care are looking to offer a dental nurse position in their hard-working team based in Bradford. You will assist the dental team in the daily running of the practice. Provide chair side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available, covering reception when required.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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, 8.30am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000126336

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Successful candidates will provide clinical support to dentists, hygienists and patients. You will also assist the reception staff in any clerical duties and perform any other tasks as reasonably requested by the principal.

Duties will include: 

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practice’s health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Use all equipment and machinery in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and ensure that they are maintained regularly and in good working order
  • Provide chair side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Always ensure the care and welfare of patients in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner
  • Handle all substances in accordance with Health and Safety policies
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials and other items within the surgery
  • Ensure computer/written records are accurately maintained and securely stored
  • Liaise with reception to ensure smooth patient communications and transfer of records
  • Covering reception when required

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

This course is delivered using a blended delivery model, an apprentice will spend 2 days per month at Bradford College undertaking classroom-based learning in addition to regular workplace assessments.

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be awarded the following:

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please make sure you can get to and from the employer on a daily basis.

About the employer

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.

Employer

57 Dental Care

Address

57 BRADFORD ROAD

CLECKHEATON

BD19 3LB

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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