Apprentice Dental Nurse KEYWORTH DENTAL LIMITED

Keyworth Dental Practice are looking to employ a Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprentice who is hardworking and enthusiastic. You will be looking to develop a career in dental nursing via a Level 3 apprenticeship which will allow you to become a fully qualified GDC registered dental nurse along with the opportunity of permanent employment on completion.

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Closing date: 15 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

    Monday – Friday, 08:50 – 17.30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249187

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

If you are professional, confident, and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Duties include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist/hygienist in a busy dental practice
  • To ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times in surgery
  • To be professional at all times
  • To ensure you have good communication at all times
  • To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times
  • To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues
  • To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort
  • To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices
  • To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use
  • To cover duties of such other members of staff as required  To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty

The training you will be getting

  • GCSE or Equivalent Maths 9-4 Essential,
  • GCSE or Equivalent English 9-4 Essential
  • This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre one day every 2 weeks for training.
  • Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills if required
  • Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

We are a family run, private dental practice in Keyworth. Our present owner took over the practice in 2021 and along with a great team is continuing to develop and grow the practice. We are approximately 7 miles south of Nottingham City centre on a direct bus route from Nottingham bus station. We have a stable, experienced, supportive and friendly team of Dentists, Dental Nurses, Hygienist and Receptionist. Who all work extremely hard to provide a comprehensive range of dental services for our patients. In addition to general dentistry we also offer orthodontics and implants. We are looking for a trainee dental nurse, with an enthusiastic and caring approach to join our skilled and professional team of dental experts that offer the very best in dental care to our patients.

Employer

KEYWORTH DENTAL LIMITED

Address

18A THE SQUARE

KEYWORTH

NOTTINGHAM

NG12 5JT

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM 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

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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