Dental Nurse Apprentice

MR D C DANIELS

Middlesbrough, TS5 5PH

Closes in 25 days (Thursday 15 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 19 June 2024


Summary

D C Daniels Dental Practice based in Middlesbrough are looking to recruit a Level 3 Apprentice Dental Nurse to join their ever growing team. The right candidate will work in the surgery and support with admin duties and be responsible, as part of the clinical team, for the care of the patient, from arrival to completion of treatment.

Annual wage
£11,648 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Dental nurse (integrated) (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, working between 8:30am - 5:00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 30 August

Duration

1 Year 9 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Dental Nursing Diploma Level 3
  • Day release at Middlesbrough college
  • On the job training

Where you’ll work

61

Roman Road

Middlesbrough

TS5 5PH

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

Your training course

Dental nurse (integrated) (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Adhere to legal and ethical responsibilities in line with General Dental Council requirements
  • Take responsibility for the integrity of own actions and completed work, recognising the limits of your competence and experience
  • Comply with current best practice guidelines
  • Put patients’ interests first and act to protect them by working in a patient-centred way
  • Effectively manage own time and resources
  • Provide chair side support during dental procedures
  • Monitor, support and reassure patients throughout all aspects of their treatment, ensuring patient-centred care
  • Communicate appropriately, effectively and sensitively at all times and through all media
  • Respect patients’ dignity and choices and act without discrimination
  • Check that valid consent is obtained for all treatments and personal care delivery
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times
  • Work in the clinical environment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Select and prepare the correct equipment, instruments and materials
  • Carry out and record maintenance and testing of equipment in line with local policy, procedures and the scope of your own role
  • Manage and perform effective decontamination and infection control procedures complying with legislative, local and current best practice guidelines
  • Mix, handle, store and dispose of materials in line with manufacturers recommendations
  • Create and update accurate and current patient records, including social, medical and dental history, storing and archiving them securely and in line with legislation
  • Carry out processing of radiographs in line with local procedures and rules
  • Make effective decisions regarding the safety of patients when taking a radiograph
  • Deliver appropriate and current evidence-based oral and general health advice
  • Recognise and support action to deal with medical emergencies
  • Respond to medical emergencies and be competent in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Take part in appraisal and ongoing review processes
  • Take part in continuous professional development activities
  • Reflect on how your daily practice complies with the General Dental Council requirements for continual improvement
  • Comply with personal development planning as specified by the General Dental Council
  • Participate in quality improvement activities as required
  • Be collaborative and work as part of the team
  • Adhere to legal and ethical responsibilities in line with General Dental Council requirements
  • Take responsibility for the integrity of own actions and completed work, recognising the limits of your competence and experience
  • Comply with current best practice guidelines
  • Put patients’ interests first and act to protect them by working in a patient-centred way
  • Effectively manage own time and resources
  • Provide chair side support during dental procedures
  • Monitor, support and reassure patients throughout all aspects of their treatment, ensuring patient-centred care
  • Communicate appropriately, effectively and sensitively at all times and through all media
  • Respect patients’ dignity and choices and act without discrimination
  • Check that valid consent is obtained for all treatments and personal care delivery
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times
  • Work in the clinical environment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Select and prepare the correct equipment, instruments and materials
  • Carry out and record maintenance and testing of equipment in line with local policy, procedures and the scope of your own role
  • Manage and perform effective decontamination and infection control procedures complying with legislative, local and current best practice guidelines
  • Mix, handle, store and dispose of materials in line with manufacturers recommendations
  • Create and update accurate and current patient records, including social, medical and dental history, storing and archiving them securely and in line with legislation
  • Carry out processing of radiographs in line with local procedures and rules
  • Make effective decisions regarding the safety of patients when taking a radiograph
  • Deliver appropriate and current evidence-based oral and general health advice
  • Recognise and support action to deal with medical emergencies
  • Respond to medical emergencies and be competent in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Take part in appraisal and ongoing review processes
  • Take part in continuous professional development activities
  • Reflect on how your daily practice complies with the General Dental Council requirements for continual improvement
  • Comply with personal development planning as specified by the General Dental Council
  • Participate in quality improvement activities as required
  • Be collaborative and work as part of the team
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade Grade C/4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication
    • Patience
    • Teamwork
    • Timekeeping

    About this company

    Our practice is dedicated to providing a friendly caring and professional service to all our patients , both NHS and private. We are a family run business with two dental practices in North Ormesby and Linthorpe, Middlesbrough. Mr Daniels – Senior has worked in the practice since 1956 and Mr Daniels – Junior took control in 1997. Many of our loyal patients have been with our practice just as long and now their children and grandchildren attend. Our dentists are some of the most highly qualified in the area – two have masters and one is a specialist in oral surgery.

    https://www.dcdanielsdental.com/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259034.

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    Closes in 25 days (Thursday 15 August at 11:59pm)

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