Apprentice Dental Nurse BRUNDALL PRACTICE LTD

The successful applicant will help with the reception of patients as well as the recording of treatment, including charting from the dentist’s instructions and other associated clerical work and many other responsibilities.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,640.00

    £8 Per Hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000260112

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Recording of treatment including charting form the dentist’s instructions and other associated clerical work 
  • Preparation of filling materials, impression materials, instruments and equipment 
  • Cleaning away used instruments and materials and keeping the surgery clean and tidy 
  • First aid treatments for collapse e.g., coronary attack, fainting, bleeding tooth socket, epilepsy etc 
  • Assisting at preparation for investigation, e.g., x-ray procedures 
  • Providing patients with pre - and post-operative instructions and information prior to safely discharging the patient following, for example, minor oral surgery, and ensuring the instructions are understood 
  • Maintaining stock levels in surgery and checking expiry dates
  • Re-ordering stocks when required 
  • All Dental Nurses must be competent with all areas of reception 

The training you will be getting

Dental Nurse (integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma Dental Nurse 
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Functional Skills maths 
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Functional Skills English 
  • End Point Assessment
  • 20% of your working hours will be off the job training 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At Brundall Dental Practice our philosophy is based on providing a choice of accessible NHS dentistry and high quality private dental care that you and your family can rely on at all times. We offer a range of cosmetic treatments which are not available through the NHS, at a very reasonable cost.

Employer

BRUNDALL PRACTICE LTD

Address

86 Crostwick Lane

Spixworth

Norwich

NR10 3AF

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Training

Training provider

POULTEC TRAINING LIMITED

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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