Dental Nurse Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Employer:

Hamilton Square Dental Practice

Training Provider:

Aspiration Training Ltd.

Weekly wage £156.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday - 9am - 5.30pm
duration: 18 months
start: 13 July 2020
BIRKENHEAD
Advanced (Level 3)
Dental nurse (apprenticeship standard)
10 July 2020 (application closing date)
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join a dental practice, based in York. We are a very busy dental practice with a great team of dedicated dental professionals all striving to deliver excellent patient care.

Responsibilities

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career. Your daily activities could include:

  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

During your Apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

Future Prospects

Possibility to become a full-time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying.

For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a Hepatitis B injection.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 
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Skills Required

  • Hardworking individual with a desire to become a qualified dental nurse

Qualities Required

  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board

Qualifications Required

  • Maths and English GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent

Training Provided

  • Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required
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