Moreton in Marsh Dental

Dental Nurse Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Moreton in Marsh Dental (Employer)

Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £231.00 to £280.00
33.0 hours per week Full time, 4 weekdays (exact days TBC), 08:15 - 17:00
18 months (duration)
2 October 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (integrated) (apprenticeship standard)
1 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice. They are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

Responsibilities

In-house training will be given by an experienced team and the apprenticeship qualification will be provided in the workplace.

As a dental nurse, your duties would include: 

  • Providing chairside 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 

Future Prospects

There are good career progression opportunities, for example, Hygienist & Practice Management and many other industry professions for the right person.

Reality Check

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

References will be required from a previous employer and/or educational provider.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate 

Qualities Required

  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a hardworking attitude
  • They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work
  • Reliable
  • Keen to learn
  • You must be of smart appearance at all times, wearing a clean and presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE maths & English Grade C/4 and above (or equivalent) are required
  • (Qualification will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer)
  • An initial assessment for maths & English is also required

Training Provided

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Health and safety
  • Equality and diversity
  • First Aid at work
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