Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 Aspley Dental

A Dental Nurse works side by side to the dentist assisting them in a variety of dental procedures ultimately making sure the patient care and experience is at its best. Assisting dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care. You will work towards a Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship Standard.

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    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 - 5:30pm on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220695

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Keep the clinical areas and all equipment and instruments clean, tidy and sterile as appropriate according to the practices health and safety and infection control procedures and manufacturers' instructions
  • Provide chairside assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients in a friendly, caring, helpful, courteous and professional manner
  • Accurately complete patient clinical records as directed and being responsible for recording patient information on the practice database
  • Handle all substances in accordance with health and safety policies
  • Complete laboratory request forms, keep records of work sent, received and fitted
  • Continually interpret the needs of the patients and dentists or hygienist, and deal with them promptly and efficiently
  • Building relationships with patients and showing excellent customer service

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

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, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Aspley Dental was established by a brother and sister team, Usman and Fozia Hameed in 2015. They have almost 40 years of experience between them and a wide range of advanced skills allowing them to provide the dentistry patients deserve. Jessica is our talented dentist that been with us from our early days. Jason has joined our team of dentists in 2023. Usman and Fozia also own another leading clinic in Lancashire (Standish Street Dental) where they work with some of the country’s leading specialists. They decided to bring this successful vision for providing advanced dental care to their home town.

Employer

Aspley Dental

Address

107-109 WAKEFIELD ROAD

HUDDERSFIELD

HD5 9AN

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

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

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

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


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