Dental Nurse Apprenticeship MR H AMRIK
A fantastic opportunity to be trained as a dental nurse and also secure long-term employment with an employer who will help to develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours. A fantastic career progression once you have qualified.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Monday to Friday, shifts TBC.
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
10 Jul 2023
24 May 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The role of a dental nurse is to assist the dental surgeon or dental hygienist with all clinical aspects within the surgery. This can include the following aspects:
- Meeting, greeting and caring for patients in a polite and professional manner at all times
- Working closely with the dentist or hygienist in a professional and appropriate manner
- Providing chair-side assistance during all dental procedures, using four-handed dentistry and remaining a step ahead at all times
- Updating computer records, patient's personal files, taking notes and recording clinical assessments
- Cleaning the surgery to a high standard, maintaining strict cross infection control and adhering to policies and standards as set by the GDC in line with The Health Technical Memoranda
- Preparing instruments and materials before and during treatments and maintaining stock control
- Re-processing re-usable items in the correct manner to ensure sterilisation has been appropriately achieved
You will be earning a wage whilst learning during your apprenticeship. The dental practice with whom you are placed will give you the majority of the practical knowledge needed in order to qualify as a dental nurse, thus enabling you to register with the General Dental Council; and Sandwell College will teach you the theory side, whilst ensuring that the practical knowledge is being retained.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 3 Advanced Dental Nurse Diploma offers employment within a dental practice which is accredited by City & Guilds. It enables you to develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours needed to work competently in all aspects of clinical responsibilities in dentistry. Your qualification will also provide you with the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a dental nurse with the General Dental Council (GDC).
What you will study: The Role of a Dental Nurse and Legislation Health & Safety Cross Infection Control Anatomy and Treatment Planning Medical Emergencies and First Aid Dental Radiography Oral Hygiene Orthodontics, Endodontic and Oral Surgery Restorations, Gingival Health and Prosthetics You will complete on and off the job training whilst being fully supported throughout, progressing to 'gateway' and finally sit your end point assessment (EPA).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
A good route into the role of a dental hygiene/therapist, dental radiographer, treatment coordinator, or specialist surgery such as maxillofacial/theatre nurse. Once qualified the career progression routes are endless; you could even possibly become a team leader or dental practice manager
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
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About the employer
MR H AMRIK
14-15 Roseville Precinct
Dental nurse (integrated)
Level 3 (A level)
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