Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - Pickering House Dental Practice R K HANDA

Based in a friendly practice in Lichfield, this is a fantastic opportunity to build a new career as a dental nurse. The role will involve providing chairside support to dental professionals and providing a high level of oral health care to patients.

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

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000217328

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training

What to expect at the end of your 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 English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (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

Pickering House is a friendly family dental practice just outside Lichfield City Centre. It is easy to reach and just a 5 minute walk from the train station. The practice is mainly NHS and are looking for a highly motivated Trainee Dental Nurse to add to the team

Employer

R K HANDA

Address

76 Upper St John Street

Lichfield

WS14 9DX

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Feb 2024