Dental Nurse Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Aurora Dental Clinic Corsham Limited (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £255.00
42.5 hours per week Monday to Friday Hours TBC
19 months (duration)
6 June 2022(start date)
Dental nurse (integrated) (apprenticeship standard)
23 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The dental nurse works within the dental team to provide oral health care for patients. As a dental nurse you will come into close contact with patients of all ages so good communication and a friendly manner are essential.

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. You will need to remain calm under pressure and able to put people at ease. You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career.

You daily activities could include:-

Assisting the dentist with providing treatments to patients

Patient Care

Setting up and cleaning surgery

Sterilising Instruments

Updating Patient Records

Maintaining Equipment

Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments

Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your apprenticeship you will development 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 of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. Your application will be rejected if you live too far away. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B and Covid Vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS. Please also note that you will be required to undertake FIT mask testing to be a Dental Nurse.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Prides themselves with a common sense ‘can do approach’
  • Hard working
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients
  • Reliable approach and have a passion to start a career as a dental nurse

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English are desirable.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the job training
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