Apprentice Dental Nurse Firswood Dental Practice

This full-time position is well suited to an individual who is looking to advance in a dental career and gain direct experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. In practice you will work closely with the dentist, assisting in surgery, as well as having sterilisation, decontamination and clinical duties, as well as possible reception cover.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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

    To be arranged.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249277

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Preparing surgery / materials / instruments for each patient
  • Following decontamination / sterilising protocols
  • Safe disposal of clinical waste
  • Processing / assisting with dental radiographs
  • Updating medical histories
  • Following all practice policies and procedures
  • Obeying all dental ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality

The training you will be getting

  • Our course provider Dentrain Professionals Ltd offer the City and Guilds accredited Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Apprenticeship
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

For more information, please see their website:

www.dentrain.co.uk/l3-diploma-for-candidates

www.facebook.com/DentrainProfessionalsEducation

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice can register with the General Dentist Council as a qualified dental nurse

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Access to a computer and the internet is essential. So that we can process your application further please follow the link below to complete the application form. Once this has been completed, I will be in touch to invite you for an interview. https://dentrain.picsweb.co.uk/app/Guest/SignUp/Applicant/abe58c6c29fe49898f0f520e8e31703d. To enable us to consider your application, can you please send your full CV, which should include the following details: Full Name, Full address including postcode, Contact telephone number , E-Mail address, Education history - including dates and qualifications obtained (English/Maths GCSE results required). Details of previous employment including roles and responsibilities/extra curriculum activities. A personal statement about yourself, Cover letter/statement of why you wish to become a Dental Nurse. Please send/attach as a PDF or Word Document to pam@dentrain.net Failure to provide these details will result in your application for the above post not being processed. ________________________________________

About the employer

We provide both NHS and private dental treatment in a relaxed, professional environment. Firswood are always happy to help.

Employer

Firswood Dental Practice

Address

90-92 WARWICK ROAD SOUTH

MANCHESTER

M16 0HU

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Training

Training provider

DENTRAIN PROFESSIONALS LTD

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

Pam Clare

pam@dentrain.net

01204528652

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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