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Apprentice Dental Nurse Caldwell & Associates

This full-time position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance in a dental career and gain direct experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. In practice you will work closely with the dentist, assisting in surgery, as well as having sterilisation, decontamination and clinical duties and possible reception cover.

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.40

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001777179

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Preparing surgery/materials/instruments for each patient
  • Following decontamination/sterilising protocols
  • Safe disposal of clinical waste
  • Processing/assisting with dental radiographs
  • Updating medical histories
  • Following all practice policies and procedures
  • Obeying all dental ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Good communication skills, with a good telephone manner

Personal qualities

Desired qualities for this job role are:

  • Kind
  • Hard working
  • Passionate about working with a range of people
  • Personally, well presented
  • Eager to learn
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades A*-D/9-3 in English Language and/or English Literature and maths are essential.

Future prospects

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice can register with the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse.

Things to consider

Access to a computer/laptop and the internet are essential.

To enable us to consider your application, can you please send your full CV. ensuring it contains all of the following details:

  • Full name
  • Full address including post code
  • Contact telephone number
  • E-Mail address
  • Education history - including qualifications obtained (English/Maths GCSE results required)
  • Details of previous employment including roles and responsibilities/extra curriculum activities
  • A personal statement about yourself
  • Cover letter/statement of why you wish to become a Dental Nurse

Please send/attach as a PDF or Word Document to joanne@dentrain.net

Exams are held at Dentrain Professionals, 22 Bridge Street, Bolton, BL1 2EA

Our course provider Dentrain Professionals Ltd, offer the City & Guilds accredited Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

For more information, please see their website:

  • www.dentrain.co.uk/l3-dilpoma-for-candidates
  • www.facebook.com/DentrainProfessionalsEducation

Our course provider Dentrain Professionals Ltd, offer the City & Guilds accredited Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Apprenticeship. 

For more information, please see their website:

  • www.dentrain.co.uk/l3-dilpoma-for-candidates
  • www.facebook.com/DentrainProfessionalsEducation

About the employer

Dental practice based in Newton-Le-Willows which prides itself on creating a friendly and welcoming environment for all of their patients. They believe in a patient cantered approach to their care in which they spend time listening and thoroughly explaining all of the patient’s options and choices available to them to suit their dental needs.

Employer

Caldwell & Associates

Address

82

Cross Lane

Newton-Le-Willows

WA12 9QB

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Training

Training provider

DENTRAIN PROFESSIONALS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dentrain Professional Ltd

Contact

Karen Brunsden 01204528652 karen@dentrain.net

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard lasting 24 months which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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