Apprentice Dental Nurse Beeston Dental Practice

Beeston Dental Practice is looking to recruit a friendly and approachable Apprentice Dental Nurse, where you will gain a full range of skills and experience. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry then this could be the role for you.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60 to £22,010.56

    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

    Shifts will be allocated Monday - Friday between 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253829

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include assisting other dental health professionals and providing chair side support with a high level of patient care.

Duties within the role include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist 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

  • Dental Nurse Standard Level 3 https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/dental-nurse-v1-1
  • Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information
  • Functional Skills if required
  • 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 for one day every 2 weeks for training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

If the candidate is successful they will be subject to a DBS Check and they will need to have a series of Hepatitis B injections. Although we ask how you will be travelling to the employers address in the questions below, please note there is no requirement to have a driving licence and your own vehicle for this apprenticeship.

About the employer

Beeston Dental Practice is a modern 5 surgery mixed NHS and private practice based in Beeston, Nottingham. We provide a full range of high-quality dental treatments including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implants and sedation.

Employer

Beeston Dental Practice

Address

3 DEVONSHIRE AVENUE

BEESTON

NOTTINGHAM

NG9 1BS

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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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