Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 Chesterfield Road Dental Practice

Chesterfield Road Dental are looking to offer a Level 3 Dental Nursing apprenticeship position to their hard-working team, in Sheffield. They are looking for a dedicated, driven individual to join this popular practice. You will assist the dental team in the daily running of the practice.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    National Apprenticeship wage for the first 12 months, rising to national living wage, appropriate for their age.

    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 to Friday between 8.45am and 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251609

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Successful candidates will provide clinical support to dentists, hygienists, and patients. You will also assist the reception staff in any clerical duties and perform any other tasks as reasonably requested by the principal.

Some of the jobs listed below will be part of your day to day activity:

  • Prepare the necessary materials and instruments
  • Provide clinical assistance to the dentists and hygienist while treating the patient, under his/her supervision
  • Take all reasonable methods to ensure patient comfort
  • Continually interpret the needs of the patients and dentists or hygienist, and deal with them promptly and efficiently
  • Building relationships with patients
  • Managing patient appointments
  • Making sure all equipment is sterilised and ready before procedures and treatments
  • Processing lab requests/X-Rays

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 Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development
  • Progression to a oral health practitioner level 4 and practice manager level 4, once you have completed your dental nurse apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number 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

Things to consider

Please make sure you are able to travel to Bradford College once a month for 12 months for a practical session.

About the employer

Chesterfield Road Dental are based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and provide NHS Dental treatments. They ensure that all patients are looked after and provided with the best dental care.

Employer

Chesterfield Road Dental Practice

Address

Chesterfield Road Dental Practice

655-657 Chesterfield Road

Sheffield

S8 0RY

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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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