Dental Nursing Apprenticeship 1A Dental Practice

1A Dental Practice are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as a trainee Dental Nurse. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing whilst assisting the dentists and hygienist with clinical procedures amongst other duties.

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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

    37.5 hours over 5 days per week, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249048

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting the dentists and hygienist with clinical procedures.
  • Sterilisation and performing cross infection control after each patient.
  • Will learn reception skills and clerical duties. Will learn how to operate R4 clinical software.
  • Ensure that the dental surgery operates efficiently with stock control.
  • Training in medical emergencies and CPR
  • Setting up and preparing the dental surgery for clinical sessions

The training you will be getting

  • On and off the job training.
  • Level 3 Dental Nursing qualification approved by the General Dental Council as meeting the requirements for entry to the professional register as a dental nurse.
  • Day release at Sunderland Training Office.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Lively and busy Dental Practice located in South Shields. With the latest technology and techniques we aim to promote oral health, and provide the very best of dental care.

Employer

1A Dental Practice

Address

74 Fowler Street

South Shields

NE33 1PD

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Training

Training provider

MIDDLESBROUGH 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

Karen Vincent

karen.vincent@northernskills.co.uk

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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