Apprentice Dental Nurse

PERFECT SMILE HOSESIDE LTD

Wallasey, CH45 0LA

Closes in 20 days (Wednesday 14 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 3 July 2024


Summary

This is the time to start an exciting career in dental and join a very well know dental practice with a fantastic reputation. Learn from the best and start your dental career here.

Annual wage
£12,313.60 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
Shifts to be advised on a rota basis.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 15 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

You will study towards a level 3 city and guilds diploma in dental nursing with a dedicated development coach delivering 4 weeky workshops to include support calls and121's with a blend of face to face and virtual.

  • Cross infection
  • Anatomy
  • Radiography
  • Oral hygiene
  • Orthodontics
  • Restoration
  • Legislation
  • First aid
  • Health and safety
  • Units of study

Where you’ll work

3 Hose Side Rd

Wallasey

CH45 0LA

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

THE LEARNING FOUNDRY LIMITED

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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade grade 4 - 9 or grade C to A)

    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 skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    We provide all aspects of dental treatment, offering a range of services including NHS, Private, Denplan, dental implants, tooth whitening and cosmetic treatment solutions. At Hoseside dental we strive to continually improve our clinical knowledge in order to provide the most professional and up to date treatments available. We pride ourselves in being one of the leading dental practices in our area, providing high quality treatment by our team of professional experts. We deliver exceptional quality and gentle care to all our patients, and we hope to make you feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible.

    After this apprenticeship

    You will be able to practice as a dental nurse.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    THE LEARNING FOUNDRY LIMITED

    Tammy Timmins

    Tammy.Timmins@thelearningfoundry.co.uk

    07966970289

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262317.

    Apply now

    Closes in 20 days (Wednesday 14 August at 11:59pm)

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