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Apprentice Dental Nurse Bingley Dental Practice

Bingley Dental Practice located in the heart of Bingley are providing a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking and determined candidate to work with their team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Dental Nurse.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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

    Monday-Thursday 8:45 - 5:30 Friday 8 - 4:30 (37.5 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001849405

  • Positions

    1 available

Some of the jobs listed below will be part of your day to day activity:

  • Provide chair-side assistance, ensuring that the correct equipment is available
  • To communicate effectively with clinicians to provide high quality, patient focused care
  • To provide and receive patient information which is complex and sensitive ensuring patient confidentiality is not compromised
  • Building relationships with patients and showing excellent customer service

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good people skills, including the ability to work with children and difficult patients
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisation and a methodical approach to work
  • Confidence and a calm manner
  • Ability to multitask

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and friendly
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Eager to learn and progress
  • Work hard to achieve the apprenticeship qualification and help the company grow as a whole

Desired qualifications

Candidates must have GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English and maths.

Future prospects

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.


About the employer

Bingley Dental Surgery are an NHS registered Dentist that offer a full range of treatments and have many years experience providing care to the local community. The practice is based adjacent to the local train station making in easily accessible for customers and employees alike.

Employer

Bingley Dental Practice

Address

1

Park Road

Bingley

BD16 4BD

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services

Contact

Tom Hughes 01274 728316 t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

  • You will be required to study on a day release basis for the knowledge aspect of this qualification.

Units covered are:

  • Infection Control
  • Assessment of oral health and treatment planning
  • Dental Radiography
  • Management of oral health diseases and dental procedures

Evidence of workplace competency is gathered in an electronic portfolio.

The apprenticeship has an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will be arranged in your workplace.

Functional skills if needed.

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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