Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 Grassington Dental Care

A Dental Nurse works side by side to the dentist assisting them in a variety of dental procedures ultimately making sure the patient care and experience is at its best. Assisting dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care. You will work towards a Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 02 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,980.80 to £21,415.68

    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 - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254666

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You may also help with reception work - making appointments, taking payments, dealing with paperwork and meeting and reassuring patients.

Your tasks will include:

  • Providing chair side assistance to the dentist 
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients 
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment 
  • Sterilisation of instruments 
  • Mixing materials 
  • Charting on the computer 
  • Complying with strict cross infection procedures 
  • Developing digital x-rays 
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery 
  • Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks

The training you will be getting

This course is delivered using a blended delivery model, an apprentice will spend 2 days per month at Bradford College undertaking classroom-based learning in addition to regular workplace assessments.

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be awarded the following:

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • 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.
  • We will be offering oral health practitioner level 4 and practice manager level 4 as possible progressions once you have completed your dental nurse apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired

About the employer

At Grassington Dental Care we are able to provide both Private and NHS dentistry. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality Private dentistry at the lowest prices in the Skipton area.

Employer

Grassington Dental Care

Address

9 STATION ROAD

GRASSINGTON

SKIPTON

BD23 5LS

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

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

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

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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